Armed robbery reported in Hamptonville

Staff Report

January 24, 2014

YADKINVILLE — A Statesville man has been charged with armed robbery in Yadkin County after an incident in Hamptonville.

On Jan. 16, detectives from the Yadkin County Sheriff’s Office charged Cohen Andrew Mahon, 21, from Statesville, with one count felony armed robbery.

On Jan. 14, the Yadkin County Sheriff’s Office received a report from a resident in Hamptonville that Mahon had come to their residence pointed a firearm at the family member and demanded money from the family member. Mahon allegedly had taken more than $200 of the family member’s money.

Mahon received a $50,000 secured bond for the charge of armed robbery in Yadkin County. Mahon is in the Iredell County Detention Center on charges of felony breaking and entering and felony larceny of a family member in Iredell County.