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3rd arrest made in Head's Grocery armed robbery

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SNOW HILL, N.C. - Deputies say a third man has been arrested in a late December armed robbery.

Raheim Best was arrested and charged with Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon on Tuesday. He was placed under a $35,000 secured bond.

Investigators say he was the driver in the incident.

19-year-old Devon McCollum of Snow Hill turned himself in at the Greene County Sheriff's Office on January 16. 18-year-old Marquise Black of Durham was taken into custody by Durham police. Both men were charged with Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon.

McCollum was placed under a $50,000 secured bond. Black was placed under a $200,000 secured bond.

Deputies say the men robbed the Head’s Grocery on Fort Run Road around 6:30 p.m. December 28. They demanded money from the clerk and got away with an undetermined amount of cash.

"[The owner] Alex was in the back office and he come walking around the corner, because his brother was in the back. So, he comes walking around and teh shotgun is pointing towards Alex,' said store employee Tammy Poplawski.
 
The incident was the third armed robbery at a store in the county in a month.  People in Greene County say all these robberies has them on edge until the suspects are caught.

"I feel very unsafe. I'm mean you don't never know when they are going to rob you,' said Poplawski.

Surveillance video released from the Head's Grocery Store showed a man in a light blue hoodie holding up a rifle.
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