A Chase City man has been arrested and charged for the Friday night robbery of Wilson’s Grocery Store in Wylliesburg. Anthony Lee Wood, 44, was charged and transported to the Meherrin River Regional Jail where he was held without bond.
According to reports from the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Department, deputies were notified by the owner of the store about the robbery and arrived on the scene. The owner told the deputies that the suspect had robbed the store and made his getaway by flagging down a passing truck.
Allegedly, Wood took an undisclosed amount of cash from the register while he was paying for other items.
There were no weapons involved in the robbery.