Two arrested in Nags Head drug store robbery

Posted at 11:22 AM, Nov 15, 2013
and last updated 2013-11-15 11:29:31-05

Nags Head, N.C. – Two people have been arrested and charged in the robbery of Bear Drugs located in Nags Head, police tell NewsChannel 3.

On Thursday evening, November 14, the Nags Head Police Department arrested 29-year-old Marcus Allen Heard of Beacon Hill Circle in Norfolk, Virginia. Police also arrested 26-year-old Ashley-Ann Lucretia Lampkin of Sailfish Drive in Manteo, North Carolina.

Heard was arrested by Norfolk police at a motel near Military Circle Mall in Norfolk.

Heard was charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon; second degree kidnapping; and assault by pointing a gun. He is currently being held at the Norfolk City Jail pending an extradition hearing, officials say.

Lampkin was arrested at her home in Manteo. She was charged with aiding and abetting an armed robbery and has a $25,000 secured bond. She is currently being held at the Dare County Detention Center.

The robbery took place on Wednesday morning, November 13. Police believe Marcus Heard entered Bear Drugs at 4711 S. Croatan Highway in Nags Head, armed with a handgun, and demanded money and narcotics. Police say he then fled the scene in a red minivan, which has since been recovered.

Stay with NewsChannel 3 as updates are released.