McDowell Quickstop Robbery
A robbery leads to a high speed chase through two mountain counties.
Around 10 p.m. Thursday, officials say 31-year-old Daniel Warren walked into Samir's Quick Stop in Old Fort and asked the clerk for money. The staffer handed over about $680 and then police say Warren took off. He led Highway Patrol on a high-speed chase into Buncombe County. Warren was caught within an hour in the Grassy Creek community.
Warren is in custody in Buncombe County. Police say there was also another robbery at a McDowell County business hours before this one Thursday. Right now investigators are working to determine whether Warren may have been involved in that first one as well.