Henry County Sheriff’s Office arrests Bassett robbery suspect


BASSETT, Va. (WFXR) — Deputies with the Henry County Sheriff’s Office arrested a robbery suspect Monday.

On August 17 at 6:51 a.m., the Martinsville – Henry County 911 Center received a call about a robbery that occurred in the parking lot of 6311 Virginia Avenue, Bassett, Va.

According to the victim, the suspect approached his vehicle and produced a handgun. The
suspect took an undisclosed amount of U.S Currency at gunpoint.

Geno Clark, 25, of Ridgeway, Va., was identified as the suspect. Deputies from the Henry County Sheriff’s Office later located Clark walking in the 1500 block of Virginia Avenue, Collinsville, Va.

Clark was arrested and charged with one count of robbery, one count of use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, and one count of possession of a firearm by a violent convicted felon. He is currently being held in the Henry County Jail without bail.

Anyone having information regarding this robbery is asked to contact the Henry County Sheriff’s
Office at 276-638-8751 or Crimestoppers at 63-CRIME (632-7463).

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