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Man arrested in Fayetteville dollar store robbery

Posted July 18, 2011 4:05 p.m. EDT
Updated July 18, 2011 5:59 p.m. EDT

— Police have arrested a man they believe robbed a Fayetteville dollar store at gunpoint Sunday morning.

Chuck Goodspeed, 49, was charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon and possession of stolen goods. He was being held in the Cumberland County jail without bond Monday.

Police said a man walked into the Dollar Tree at 7715 Raeford Road with a handgun to rob the business. He left with an undisclosed amount of cash and fled by car.

An officer later spotted a car and man fitting the description provided by witnesses, made a traffic stop and took Goodspeed into custody, police said.