Armed Robbery

A Clifton Forge man is facing several charges in connection with an armed robbery. According to Alleghany County Sheriff Kevin Hall, deputies were called to the Snak Shak convenience store on Route 18 around 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. The Sheriff’s Office and Virginia State Police detained three people who were believed to be involved in the robbery within five miles of where the robbery took place. After an investigation, Frank James Wright, 20 was charged with armed robbery, wearing a mask, and use of a firearm during the commission of a felony. The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is encouraged to call Investigator Lt. R.C. Fridley at 540-965-1771 extension 106.