Four of six arrested in connection with inciting riot at Gastonia convenience store that left clerk injured

Four of six arrested in connection with inciting riot at Gastonia convenience store that left clerk injured
(Source: Gastonia Police)

GASTONIA, N.C. (WBTV) - Four of six people being sought in connection with larceny and inciting a riot at a Gastonia convenience store have been arrested. A clerk was seriously injured in the incident.

Police said they were looking for 20-year-old Elijah Stowe, who faces charges of felony assault with a deadly weapon with serious injury, felony inciting to riot, injury to personal property and simple affray.

Allen Trayvond Curry, Rebecca Alisha Dawkins, De’Mallon Lamarea White, Laquisha Breaun Burris, and Derrick Anthony Davis were also being sought in the case.

Monday, police announced they had arrested Stowe, Burris, Dawkins and Curry. White and Davis are still being sought.

Curry, Dawkins, White, Burris, Davis
Curry, Dawkins, White, Burris, Davis (Source: Gastonia Police Department)

The riot broke out at the Quik Trip on West Franklin Boulevard. A female clerk was left with serious injuries to her face after reportedly being struck in the head with a bottle, police say.

Curry, Dawkins, White, and Davis face charges of felony inciting a riot. Dawkins and Burris face misdemeanor larceny charges.

Video showing the apparent aftermath of the attack spread across Facebook on Sunday.

Clerk attacked with water bottle at Gastonia convenience store

Anyone with information on the location of the suspects is asked to call Gastonia Police at 704-866-6702. The investigation is continuing.

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