Woman Charged In Store Robbery, Kidnapping Of Clerk

A woman is behind bars, accused of robbing a store Friday afternoon.

Regina Speight of Dudley is charged with armed robbery and first degree kidnapping.

Wayne County deputies say the Downeast Travel Center on Highway 117 South was robbed around 2:30 p.m. Friday by a woman with a knife. The woman ordered the clerk to give her the money and then forced the employee into a closet.

The 37-year-old Speight was arrested at her home and jailed on a $400,000 bond.

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