Police: Roanoke County man arrested after early morning robbery


ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. – A 53-year-old Roanoke County man is in jail after police say he assaulted someone and stole an iPad and money Tuesday morning.

Luis A. Lugo faces multiple charges, including robbery, grand larceny, assault and battery and credit card fraud.

Roanoke County Police responded to the reported robbery in the 8100 block of Plantation Road after 5 a.m.

The suspect, later identified as Lugo, also broke into a vehicle and stole several items including a wallet with credit cards, according to police. 

The credit cards were used a short time later.

A description was aired of the suspect and a responding officer located him walking along Interstate 81.

Lugo was arrested and is currently held pending bond at the Roanoke County Jail.

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