CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The CMPD has arrested a man wanted for his involvement in a violent armed robbery in southeast Charlotte.
According to police, on August 5th, 2019, CMPD officers responded to an armed robbery on Mintworth Avenue near Margaret Wallace Road.
A victim told police that he and his wife were sitting in a vehicle when four men approached, and robbed them at gunpoint. One of the suspects hit the victim with a gun.
Two of the suspects took the victim’s vehicle and left the scene, and the other two suspects left in the vehicle they arrived in.
The victim’s vehicle was found a short time later by Matthews Police, on Treeside Lane.
Evidence collected during the investigation led to detectives identifying 18-year-old Brian Dashawn Smith as a suspect.
On August 6th, 2019, Smith was located and arrested without incident.
Smith was charged with two counts Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon and two counts of Conspiracy to Commit Armed Robbery, Assault with a Deadly Weapon and Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon.
Anyone with additional information concerning this case or the suspect is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.