Police arrest man for robbing convenience store at knifepoint

Police arrest man for robbing convenience store at knifepoint

Police arrest man for robbing convenience store at knifepoint

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by 13News Now

WVEC.com

Posted on September 25, 2013 at 3:55 PM

Updated Wednesday, Sep 25 at 4:13 PM

HAMPTON -- A Hampton man has been arrested after allegedly robbing a convenience store at knifepoint.

Police say on Sept. 23 Thomas Earl Koonce entered the CornerMart on Todds Lane, went to the rear of the business and removed beer from the cooler, and then went behind the counter and demanded money.

Koonce fled the business with cash and was later arrested.

Nobody was injured during the incident.

Police charged Koonce with robbery and burglary while armed.

Koonce remains in custody at the Hampton City Jail.

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