Arrest made in Maxton robbery

By: Staff report

MAXTON – Maxton police have arrested a Laurinburg man in the Monday robbery of an elderly man at Nic’s Pic Kwik on Patterson Street.

Danny Cential Seals, 37, of Todd Circle, was arrested Thursday on charges of robbery, simple assault and larceny.

Seals is being held at The Robeson County Detention Center under a $21,000 bond, according to Maxton Police Chief Tammy Deese.

The 80-year-old victim was approached by Seals who attempted to take his wallet. The victim wrestled with Seals who shoved him down, took his wallet and fled, Deese said.

The victim was uninjured in the scuffle.

Staff report