Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said Friday they had made an arrest in one of the three robbery cases this week along Sardis Road North in southeast Charlotte.
Police say a domestic violence call led them to a suspect in Wednesday’s robbery of a Gamestop store on Galleria Boulevard, in the shopping center at Sardis Road North and Monroe Road.
Meanwhile, investigators continue to look for suspects in a Tuesday robbery at the Cook-Out restaurant and a bank heist Thursday at a BB&T branch.
Police have not said whether the robberies were related. No injuries were reported in any of the cases.
Police say officers were sent Thursday to the domestic violence call at a residence on Carmenet Lane in west Charlotte. During the investigation, police say, they determined that a man at the home was the suspect in the Gamestop case.
Stanley Melvin Mitchell, 30, was arrested and charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon.
In the most recent case, the BB&T robbery, police and the FBI are asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect.
The heist was reported about 4:15 p.m. at the BB&T branch in the Galleria shopping center area. Police say a man demanded money from a teller and then ran off with money.
The suspect is described as a heavy-set black male, about 5-foot-7, wearing a black zip-up jacket, dark pants and a black toboggan hat.
Anyone with information in the case is asked to contact the FBI in Charlotte, 704-672-6100, or Crime Stoppers, 704-334-1600.
Lyttle: 704-358-6107; Twitter: @slyttle
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