Aiken Street man charged in November armed robbery

Delvon Antonio Collins

An Aiken Street man has been charged with an armed robbery that occurred in November at Simply Fashion at 456 Meeting St.

Delvon Antonio Collins, 22, of Aiken Street is charged with armed robbery and possession of a firearm during the commission of a violent crime. He is being held in the Cannon Detention Center, police spokesman Charles E. Francis said.

The robbery occurred about 10 a.m. Nov. 2, when an employee was leaving the shop to make a bank deposit for the business. The employee was approached in the parking lot by an armed man who demanded the bank deposit bag. The employee gave the suspect the bag and the robber fled on foot, Francis said.