Wednesday, September 19, 2012

CMPD Arrests Armed Robbery Suspect

Forty year-old Michael Antoine Wright was arrested by Charlotte-Mecklenburg police after he reportedly robbed a sweepstakes center at 5300 Old Pineville Road..

Wright walked into the Pot O Gold Sweepstakes Center at about 9:30 Monday night and robbed the clerk at gunpoint before forcing him into a bathroom. After collecting evidence, investigators arrested Wright without incident at his Wingate Avenue home.

Wright is charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon and first-degree kidnapping.

If you have any additional information on this case, call Crime Stoppers at (704) 334-1600.