Armed Robbery in Montgomery County

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call of an armed robbery at Christy’s Market located at 3410 Peppers Ferry Rd in Radford.  The Sheriff’s Office found the suspect and his vehicle a few miles from the scene. The suspect is identified as 27 year old Kevin Scott Sands, a white male, 6’1″, brown hair, blue eyes,  was taken into custody.  A small handgun was found in Sands’ vehicle.  The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office is still investigating this matter. 

Sands is charged with armed robbery, use of a firearm during the commission of a felony and abduction. 

Statement from Capt. R B New: “No persons were injured at the store.  The quick action by store employees and the responding units led to the subject’s timely apprehension.  The robbery is still being investigated.”     

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