Man charged in Pineville armed robbery

PINEVILLE, N.C. – Police in Pineville have arrested a man they say robbed a Dunkin’ Donuts Tuesday morning.

Pineville Police received a call for a reported armed robbery at the Dunkin’ Donuts on Pineville-Matthews Road at a little after 8:30. Officers were told that a man wearing a ski mask had a handgun and demanded cash from the store’s register.

Officers quickly surrounded the area and conducted a traffic stop on the suspect based on tips received from eye witnesses.

Matthew Aaron Summerville, 40, of Charlotte, has been charged with armed robbery and resist, obstruct, and delay of police officers. Police say that no one was injured during the incident and the stolen cash was recovered, as well as the handgun and mask used during the robbery. 

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