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Woman caught, arrested for assaulting senior citizen in Matthews convenience store parking lot

Officers were called to the Quick Trip store on Monroe Road on Thanksgiving Day regarding the alleged assault.
Published: Nov. 30, 2021 at 10:38 AM EST|Updated: Nov. 30, 2021 at 11:22 AM EST
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MATTHEWS, N.C. (WBTV) – Police in Matthews have located and arrested a woman they said assaulted a senior citizen at a convenience store.

According to the Matthews Police Department, officers were called to the Quick Trip store on Monroe Road on Thanksgiving Day regarding the alleged assault.

After receiving tips from the public in identifying the suspect, CMPD arrested 24-year-old Cheyenne Hines on Sunday. She has been charged with assault and battery.

Police in Matthews said this woman assaulted a senior citizen in the parking lot of a...
Police in Matthews said this woman assaulted a senior citizen in the parking lot of a convenience store.(Source: Matthews Police Department)

The man said a woman asked him for money while inside the store and then became “very agitated” when he told her that he didn’t have any, according to law enforcement.

As the man was leaving the store, the woman struck him while in the parking lot and pushed him to the ground, causing minor injuries to his face and hand, authorities said.

Police released surveillance footage of the woman.

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