March 14, 2014
Albemarle County Police arrest 60-year-old Mark Anthony Payne, charging him with one felony count of robbery.
Police say the arrest and charge are the result of a robbery of a woman's purse that occurred on Wednesday, March 12, in a parking lot in the 500 block of Branchlands Blvd.
Officials say Payne was taken to the Albemarle-Charlottesville Regional Jail.
Albemarle Co. Police tweeted the following about the arrest:
Good police work led to a quick arrest following a robbery in a parking lot yesterday. Suspect & vehicle descriptors help us solve crimes.— AlbemarleCoPolice (@AlbemarleCoPD) March 13, 2014