The charge is in connection with a robbery that occurred at Fast & Fresh Store on Lenoir-Rhyne Boulevard SE. The suspect allegedly robbed the store at knifepoint Sunday morning and left the scene with an undisclosed amount of cash. The knife used in the robbery was recovered in a waste basket near the store.
Griffin is being held in the Catawba County Detention Center under $195,000 bond. A District Court appearance was scheduled for today in Newton