Man Arrested For Common Law Robbery (2018-11-19 16:10:25)

A man was arrested in Boone for common law robbery.

The Boone Police Department stated that on November 5th, a female had her purse taken when she attempted to obtain a ride from an acquaintance.

The incident occurred in the parking lot of 208 Faculty Street.

As a result of an investigation, Boone Police Detectives arrested Lester Trevon McMillan, III, 20 years-of-age of North Crest Drive, Charlotte, and charged him with Felonious Common Law Robbery.

McMillan was taken before a Watauga County Magistrate where a $20,000 secured bond was set pending a December 14th appearance in Watauga District Court.

The victim and suspect were acquaintances.