UPDATE: Suspect in Bedford County liquor store robbery arrested

BEDFORD COUNTY (WSLS 10) - Deputies are investigating a robbery at a Bedford County liquor store.

The man wanted in connection to the robbery, 21-year-old Trenton Poindexter, of Franklin County, was arrested in Roanoke on Monday afternoon.

A Bedford County deputy was able to identify him while working at another law enforcement agency.

Deputies received a call from the Virginia ABC Store located at 14807 Moneta Road. The caller said a black man wearing a red hoodie and khaki pants and a white woman with blonde curly hair came into the store together.

Deputies say the caller said the man had placed two bottles of liquor in his pants and left the store.

Two felony warrants were obtained for Poindexter for having previously been convicted two or more times for petit larceny.

Anyone with information on this crime can call the Bedford County Sheriff's Office at 540-586-7827 or Central Virginia Crime Stoppers at 1-888-798-5900.

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