Cheraw man charged in robbery

First Posted: 10:55 pm - August 24th, 2015 Updated: 6:29 am - August 25th, 2015.

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WADESBORO, N.C. — A Cheraw man accused of committing armed robbery in July was arrested earlier this month.

Evan James Wingate, 20, is accused of making off with about $500 in cash and a pack of Newport cigarettes in the July 5 robbery of Ghulam Muhyoo Din in Anson County, according to a warrant for his arrest.

Sheriff’s deputies in Surry County, North Carolina arrested Wingate on Aug. 9.

Wingate allegedly threatened Din, Isha Jaben and Gehulam Saeeda with a black revolver during the robbery, according to the warrant.

Wingate is being held in the Anson County Jail under a $25,000 secured bond. He is due to appear in the Anson County Courthouse at 9:30 a.m. Sept. 1.

Imari Scarbrough



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