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John Mark Gwyn

The Moore County Sheriff's Office reported the arrest of a Robbins man Wednesday after he demanding cash from a cashier at a local convenience store.

John Mark Gwyn, 38, of South Cross Street in Robbins was charged with one count of attempted common law robbery and was admitted to the Moore County Detention Center under a $25,000 secured bond pending a first court appearance in Moore County District Court on Dec. 1.

The sheriff's office was dispatched to a report of an attempted robbery at Tommy’s Crown Convenience Store located at 7941 US 15-501 in Pinehurst Wednesday, after the clerk at the store reported that a male had approached the counter demanding that the cashier give him cash from the cash register. The clerk dialed 911 and responding deputies were able to locate and detain Gwyn on scene.

Anyone with information regarding this or any other investigation is requested to contact the Moore County Sheriff’s Office Tip Line at 910-947-4444.

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(2) comments

Kent Misegades

Hiring signs everywhere but the government pays people not to work. Others resort to theft. Clearly their families failed in the most basic of lessons - Don’t work, and you don’t eat. 2 Thessalonians 3:10

James Heim

Who is paying people not to work? The COVID unemployment program has long run out. Unemployment insurance is not available to those who quit their jobs or refuse to seek employment. BTW - There is no mention of this person being out of work. Do you know him?

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