Armed Robbery Alleged

   The Armed Robbery of a Pizza Delivery man this past spring is alleged in an arrest by Laurens City Police last Friday. 20-year-old Charles Larodrick “Cruz” Young of 124 Martin Street, Laurens is charged with Armed Robbery and with Possession of a Weapon During a Violent Crime. Detective Leann Riggott states that on May 23rd 2012 Charles L. Young, along with co-defendants, took pizza and US currency from a Pizza Hut Delivery driver by means of force and violence and while armed with a deadly weapon, a handgun. She states this occurred on McCuen Ring in Laurens. The Detective also states that Young was in possession of a handgun during commission of the violent crime. Charles Young was being held in theLaurensCountyDetentionCenter with bonds totaling $150,000 on the two charges.