HAMPTON- Hampton Police have charged a Williamsburg man with an early morning armed robbery at the Walgreens store in the 900 block of West Mercury Blvd.
Police say 40-year-old Robert Allen Carroll entered the store just before 3:30 AM Thursday morning. Police say he showed a gun and demanded that clerks hand over prescription medication. He fled the store before getting anything.
Carroll was stopped a short time later driving a gold Buick sedan in the 1800 block of North Armistead Avenue and taken into custody.
He's charged with robbery, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, armed burglary, and wearing a mask in public.