Chesapeake Shell station robbed at knifepoint

Posted at 6:40 AM, Sep 11, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-11 09:59:28-04

Daniel Barnett (Photo: Chesapeake Police Department)

Chesapeake, Va. – A Chesapeake Shell station was robbed at knifepoint early Friday morning.

Police say a man entered the station at at Battlefield Boulevard. & Wal-Mart Way with a knife around 1:45am and demanded money.

He ran with the cash and was caught a short time later across the street at the Studios 4 Less.

Police later identified the suspect as 18-year-old Daniel Barnett.

Barnett was arrested and charged with robbery, assault on a law enforcement officer, illegal possession of Xanax and drunk in public.

He was treated by medics for exposure to pepper spray.

There were no injuries.