JAMESTOWN – City police have released the name of the suspect connected to the back-to-back robberies of the 7-Eleven convenience store on East Second St.
JPD Captain Robert Samuelson said 41-year-old Noel Velon has been charged with two counts of second-degree robbery and two counts of second-degree menacing.
Vellon is accused of entering the 7-Eleven store both early Sunday and Monday mornings and robbing the store with what appeared to be a handgun. Police say an investigation resulted in Vellon being arrested early Monday evening. Police also found the he was actually using an air soft replica pistol in both of the robberies.
No one was injured in the crime.