Two holdup suspects don’t get far –captured shortly after overnight robbery

WFIR-LOGO-1From the Henry County Sheriff’s Office: The Martinsville/Henry County 911 center received a call on April 7, 2014 at 3:05 am reporting a robbery that occurred at FasMart located at 2758 Virginia Avenue Collinsville, Virginia.  The clerk reported a white male entered the store wearing a bandana covering his face, produced a firearm and demanded money.  The suspect fled the store in a green Nissan Sentra with an undisclosed amount of cash. The Nissan Sentra was spotted by Deputy Travis Hambrick and a chase ensued.  Following a short pursuit, the Nissan Sentra crashed on Sunset Drive and the two occupants were taken into custody.

Roger Dale Crihfield II, 23, of 790 Southland Drive was charged with Robbery, Use of a Firearm in the Commission of Robbery, Wearing a mask with the Intent of Concealing Identity and Possession of Burglarious Tools.  Roger Keith Conklin, 21, of 580 Southland Drive was charged with Robbery, Elude Police and Possession of Burglarious Tools.  Crihfield and Conklin are being held in the Henry County Jail without bond.  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).  The Crimestoppers Program offers rewards up to $1000.00 for information related to crime.  The nature of the crime and the substance of the information determine the amount of reward paid.

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