3 charged after armed robberies in Wilkes, Yadkin counties
YADKIN COUNTY, N.C. — Three people have been charged following multiple armed robberies.
Brandon Scott Prescott, 20, of Hamptonville, is charged with armed robbery, possession of a firearm by a felon and assault on a female in Wilkes County and armed robbery, conspiracy to commit armed robbery, attempted armed robbery and simple assault in Yadkin County.
Patricia Lynn Hague, 38, of Elkin, is charged with two counts of conspiracy to commit robbery.
Mona Lisa Mullins, 18, of State Road, is charged with one count of conspiracy to commit armed robbery.
The first robbery was reported at 1:12 a.m. on Sunday at the Seven Eleven convenience store on Rocky Branch Road in Hamptonville, according to the Yadkin County Sheriff’s Office. The clerk was assaulted in the robbery.
A second robbery was reported at the Elkin Mart in eastern Wilkes County on Sunday around 9 a.m., according to the Wilkes County Sheriff’s Office.
Prescott allegedly came into the store, showed a weapon and demanded money from the clerk. During the incident Prescott and the clerk got into a physical confrontation in which the clerk was pushed by Prescott, the WCSO said.
On Monday at 10:06 p.m., an attempted robbery was reported at the Dollar General at Wiseman’s Crossroads. A clerk locked the door preventing the suspect from getting inside.
On Tuesday at 4:52 p.m., a vehicle matching descriptions from the robberies was seen around Nebo Road. The vehicle was stopped and the three suspects were taken into custody, according to the YCSO.
Prescott and Hague are being held in the Yadkin County Detention Center under $100,000 bonds.
Mullins was given a $50,000 unsecured bond.