Suspect arrested in connection with Danville convenience store robbery

Demetrius Jermaine Whitehead
Demetrius Jermaine Whitehead(Danville Police Department)
Published: Nov. 24, 2021 at 11:55 PM EST
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DANVILLE, Va. (WDBJ) - Danville Police say they’ve arrested a suspect in connection to a robbery of Junior’s Convenience Mart.

Officers say at approximately 7:15 p.m. Wednesday, they were called to the store on Worsham Street. Police say a male was reported to have entered the store, motioned as if he had a gun and demanded money. They say he left with cash.

Danville Police say after a “cooperative citizen” gave the name of a possible suspect, they tracked 40-year-old Demetrius Whitehead to a home on Clay Street.

Whitehead is now charged with robbery and grand larceny from a person. He is being held without bond at the Danville City Jail.

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