Man arrested for armed robbery of Asheboro gas station

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1310 East Dixie Drive (Google)

ASHEBORO, N.C. — A man is in custody accused of the armed robbery of an Asheboro convenience store earlier today.

Neil Eugene Jenkins is charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon.

Jenkins allegedly entered the E-Z Stop gas station, located at 1310 E. Dixie Drive, on Tuesday, indicated that he had a weapon and demanded money.

Jenkins was given an undisclosed amount of money and fled the scene.

Investigation led to police identifying Jenkins as the suspect and taking him into custody.