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Authorities arrest woman they say robbed Franklin County convenience store

Robbery happened Saturday night

44-year-old Shirley Kina-Darath Sigmon is charged with robbery of a business, according to the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office.
44-year-old Shirley Kina-Darath Sigmon is charged with robbery of a business, according to the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office. (Franklin County Sheriff's Office)

ROCKY MOUNT, Va.UPDATE

Authorities in Franklin County have arrested the woman they say robbed a Rocky Mount convenience store on Saturday.

44-year-old Shirley Kina-Darath Sigmon is charged with robbery of a business, according to the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office.

Sigmon is being held without bond.

ORIGINAL STORY

The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office is looking for the woman believed to have robbed a Rocky Mount convenience store.

On Saturday, deputies responded to Old Kingery’s Store on Grassy Hill Road in Rocky Mount for a report of a robbery.

At 7 p.m., the suspect, a woman wearing an Atlanta Braves shirt went straight to the counter and demanded cash, according to the Sheriff’s Office.

The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office is looking for the woman believed to have robbed a Rocky Mount convenience store.
The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office is looking for the woman believed to have robbed a Rocky Mount convenience store. (Franklin County Sheriff's Office)

Surveillance video showed that she parked next door at the entrance to the Uttermost Corporation.

Authorities said there was no weapon observed during the robbery.

Anyone with information about what happened or who remembers seeing a car at Uttermost on Saturday at about the time of the robbery is asked to call Investigator McFarling at 540-493-1667.