Store employee charged in robbery

Staff Writer

   A store employee has been arrested and charged in connection with an armed robbery that took place Saturday at the Dollar Tree on Sunset Drive.
   According to Capt. George Douglas of the Grenada Police Department, the man in custody is Tony Lashun Goliday, who is accused of subduing two female store employees  at gunpoint and taking $1,400 from the store.
   A police report said that officers arrived on the scene at 9:30 p.m., and noticed a red, Pontiac Grand Am speeding away from the back of the store.
   Officers gave pursuit, following the car south, across Sunset Drive and onto Sweethome Road.
According to the report, another officer went inside the store where he found two female employees. One was bound with duct tape around her head.
   The incident report narrative said that while the suspect was busy in the front of the store, one employee was able to break free of her tape, go into the bathroom and call 911.

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