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SC man arrested in connection with convenience store robberies

Posted January 15, 2013 11:23 a.m. EST

— A 30-year-old South Carolina man was arrested Tuesday morning after he allegedly robbed convenience stores in Fayetteville and Hope Mills.

Fayetteville police said Gordon Shay Carmichael, of Hemingway, S.C., took money from a register at the Wilco-Hess on Owen Drive about 1:30 a.m. Tuesday. Officers arrested Carmichael after stopping his green Ford Explorer near the intersection of Owen Drive and Boone Trail Road. 

After arresting Carmichael, police identified him as a suspect involved in an incident at a separate robbery Tuesday at a convenience store in Hope Mills.

Carmichael is charged with larceny from a person and possession of stolen goods. He was in the Cumberland County jail Tuesday morning.