Police arrest Virginia Beach attempted robbery suspect

Posted at 2:53 PM, Jan 07, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-08 09:55:51-05

Carlton Dunston

Virginia Beach, Va. – Police have arrested a man in connection with the attempted robbery of a Citgo gas station.

Police say Carlton Isaac Dunston, 53, was charged felonious assault, attempt to commit a non-capital offense and two counts of wearing a mask in public and robbery.

Police received a call about a stabbing around noon at the Citgo on 1560 Diamond Springs Road.

The employee was cut on the arm and taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

No items were taken from the store.

Dunston is being held in the Virginia Beach Correctional Center without bond.

This is the second robbery at this gas station since January 1.  Detectives are investigating the see if the two incidents are connected.