A Hickory man has been charged with stealing a car and attempting two robberies at convenience stores before leading officers on a car and foot chase, according to a release from the Hickory Police Department.
Authorities say Alan Lamonte Logan, 56, stole a car on Fairgrove Church Road Tuesday morning. He then drove to the Speedway convenience store at 1269 U.S. 70 SW. Logan assaulted two people during an attempted robbery there, according to the release.
Logan left the Speedway and attempted another robbery at the Q Express gas station at 525 Fourth Street SW. Logan led officers on a car chase that started at the intersection of Fifth Avenue SE and Second Street Place SE, according to the release.
After crashing the car, Logan continued to run from police but was arrested on Eighth Avenue SE.
Logan is charged with two felony counts of robbery with a dangerous weapon; one felony count each of robbery with firearms or other dangerous weapons, common law robbery, assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury, possession of a schedule II controlled substance, speeding to elude arrest with aggravating factors; and one misdemeanor count each of assault with a deadly weapon, assault on a female, resisting a public officer, hit and run property damage and driving while license revoked.
He was issued a $300,000 secured bond.