LUMBERTON — A 48-year-old Lumberton man was arrested on Friday and charged with a robbery that occurred earlier that day.
According to Lumberton police Capt. Terry Parker, Frankie Maurice Lowery, whose last known address of 705 Watauga St., was arrested after officers found him hiding on Coree Street, about four block from Super Dollar, which he is charged with robbing.
Lowery is accused of robbing the Super Dollar, located at 302 N. Pine St., of cash and some pain medicine at about 9:30 a.m. According to police, Lowery handed a note to a store employee indicating that he had a weapon, but never showed a weapon. After the robbery, police were given a description of the robber, began a search and quickly found Lowery hiding in some bushes.
When Lowery was arrested, he was in possession of the stolen property, according to Parker. No weapon was found.
Lowery was taken to the Robeson County jail.