Robbery Suspect Caught After Foot Chase

A robbery suspect is now behind bars after deputies chased him through the woods behind a middle school on Saturday.

According to the Wayne County Sheriff's department they recived a call reporting an armed robbery at New Hope Grocery, on New Hope Roadd Saturday.

When Deputies arrived on scene a citizen directed them towards a fleeing suspect. A deputy then chased the suspect through the woods behind Eastern Wayne Middle School.

The suspect was quickly apprehended, and identified as John Nick.

During the course of the investigation, evidence was located that indicated Nick was also responsible for the Robbery of the Spence Ave. Wal-Mart earlier that same morning.

The suspect was arrested and charged 2 counts of Armed Robbery and 1 count of Second Degree Kidnapping. He was placed in the Wayne County Detention Center under a total of $300,000.00 Secured Bond.

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