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ROBBERY AT DODGE STORE

ROBBERY AT DODGE STORE IN HENRY COUNTYJanuary 24, 2022The Henry County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating a robbery that occurred duringthe evening hours of January 23, 2022. The incident occurred at Dodge’s Store located at 5643Virginia Ave, Bassett, Virginia, at approximately 10:00 pm. The suspect entered the store and placeda food order. As the clerk prepared the order, the suspect produced a firearm and pointed it at theclerk. The suspect proceeded to take the food items and fled the scene.The suspect has been identified as Eric Dwayne Swain Jr., 21, of Roanoke, Virginia. Swainhas been charged with robbery and the use of a firearm during the commission of a felony. Swain hasbeen arrested in Greensboro, NC, on unrelated violent felony charges and will be extradited toVirginia to face outstanding charges in Henry County and Roanoke.Anyone having information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Henry CountySheriff’s Office at 276-638-8751 or Crimestoppers at 63-CRIME (632-7463). The CrimestoppersProgram offers rewards up to $2500.00 for information related to crime. The nature of the crime andthe substance of the information determine the amount of reward paid.

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