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News in Salem

Published on Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Police Make Additional Arrest in IHOP Armed Robbery

The Detective Division of the Salem Police Department has made another arrest related to the armed robbery at the Salem IHOP restaurant that took place on Friday, April 8.

Roshand J. Williams, 32, of Roanoke was arrested that same night and charged with Robbery, Use of a Firearm in the Commission of a Felony, Possession of an Illegal Weapon, and Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon.

Last Friday, at approximately 3:45 a.m., officers from the Salem Police Department responded to the IHOP restaurant located in the 200 block of N. Electric Road in reference to a reported armed robbery. Upon arrival, the officers were advised by employees that an unknown black female had entered the restaurant, walked to the cash register, brandished a firearm and demanded money. The clerk complied with the demand and the suspect left the scene on foot with an undisclosed amount of currency.

Shaqueena R. Chambers, 32, of Roanoke was arrested at approximately 11 a.m. Friday by Salem Police Officers in connection with the armed robbery. She was been charged with Robbery, Use of a Firearm in the Commission of a Felony, Possession of an Illegal Firearm and Grand Larceny. Both Chambers and Williams are being held in the Roanoke County/Salem Jail without bond. The investigation is ongoing.

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