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Police: Armed robber could face up to 30 years for stealing $2 soda

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Robert Barrett (Source: Greenwood Police) Robert Barrett (Source: Greenwood Police)
GREENWOOD, SC (FOX Carolina) -

The Greenwood Police Department said an armed robbery suspect is in custody after an incident on Saturday.

According to the police report, 32-year-old Robert James Barrett entered the Lil Cricket on Reynolds avenue in a black mask. Police said when a store employee asked Barrett to remove the mask, he walked into the bathroom and returned with a black firearm in his hand.

According to police, Barrett then grabbed a bottle of Dr. Pepper valued at $1.69 and left the store without paying.

Barrett was later arrested and charged with armed robbery.

If convicted, police said the charge carries a sentence of 7 to 30 years in prison.

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