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.”