Investigation leads to two arrests in Madison Heights armed robbery

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AMHERST COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) – Deputies and investigators with the Amherst County Sheriff’s Office responded to reports of an armed robbery in Madison Heights in the Wright Shop Road area.

The victim told deputies that he was robbed at gunpoint earlier on Friday by a white man, wearing a mask.

He said that money and personal items were taken.

The victim also was able to provide a detailed description of the suspect’s vehicle.

Subsequently, Shellie T. Roark was arrested at his residence in the 100 block of Clark Street in Madison Heights.

Roark is being charged with armed robbery and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. He was transported to Blue Ridge Regional Jail where he is being held without bond.

Amy L. Hatcher of Madison Heights was also arrested and is being charged with obstruction of justice.

If anyone has information regarding this investigation, you are asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-888-798-5900.


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