Man accused of hitting Dollar General employee with car

Man accused of hitting Dollar General employee with car

ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, NC (WBTV) - Christopher Mark Roberts, 32, hit a Dollar General employee with his car, Rockingham County police say.

Roberts and an unnamed woman were confronted by the store manager when they left without paying for their items.The woman pushed the manager out of the way while Roberts got into his car and hit an employee that was writing down the car's license plate information, according to police.

The employee, Heather Nicole Talmadge, 30, had minor injuries from the hit.

Roberts was in custody of the Rockingham County Jail on unrelated charges, but was charged with an additional assault with a deadly weapon after the Dollar General incident.

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