Chase City man arrested following robbery

Published 9:46 am Monday, September 23, 2019

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Anthony Lee Wood, 44 of Chase City, was arrested on Sept. 21 following a robbery at Wilson’s Grocery Store in Wylliesburg.

According to a release from the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Department the incident occurred on Sept. 20.

Anthony Lee Wood

The release stated, “The Sheriff’s Office received a call from Mrs. Wilson, the owner of the store where she stated that her store had been robbed.”

Upon arrival and while talking to witness deputies learned that Wood had fled the scene by waving down a trucking that was passing by.

The releases further stated, “Wood allegedly had taken an unknown amount of cash from the register while paying for other items.”

There were no weapons involved.

Wood is currently being held in Meherrin River Jail with no bond pending advisement.