Maryland authorities have arrested a man accused in two Dec. 23 Accomack County armed robberies.
Charlie Oliver Ayres, 33, of Snow Hill, Md., is being held at the Worcester County Detention Center pending extradition to Accomack County, said Accomack Sheriff Todd Wessells.
An additional suspect is being sought in the incident, he said.
The armed robberies were reported at 1:57 a.m. at the Royal Farms store on U.S. Route 13 in Nelsonia, and at 9:23 p.m. at the Family Dollar in Oak Hall, also on U.S. Route 13, Wessells said.
Officers from the Pocomoke City Police Department and Worcester County Sheriff’s Office encountered the suspect vehicle. The suspect vehicle allegedly attempted to evade and flee.
A K-9 unit was deployed and the driver was apprehended.
Anyone with information on this incident or any other incident is asked to contact the Accomack County Sheriff’s Office at 757-787-1131 or 757-824-5666