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Roanoke police make arrest in Sheetz robbery

ROANOKE, Va. – Roanoke police have arrested a man who they believe robbed a Sheetz on Friday morning. 

Officers responded to the call at the Sheetz on Peters Creek Road around 8 a.m. 

Police were told a man came into the convenience store demanding money, and then began taking items. 

Police found the accused robber a short distance from the scene and recovered the stolen items. 

23-year-old Roanoke resident Shyteek Spivey is charged with robbery. 

Spivey has a host of prior charges from this year and last year, including the unlawful shooting at a train or car, destruction of property, assault and battery, and possession of marijuana.