The man who is responsible for robbing a Jacksonville Mini-Mart is in jail tonight.
Jerquarius Hooker was arrested by the Onslow County Sheriff’s Department and charged with armed robbery, kidnapping, and assault by pointing a gun.
He is accused of the armed robbery at Brinson’s Mini Mart on Blue Creek Road in Jacksonville around 4:15 p.m. Friday.
According to Onslow County Sheriff’s Office detectives, Hooker was identified through surveillance footage and is in the Onslow County Detention Center under a $125,000 bond.
Police are still looking for a potential witness, reported as black male with a mustache and beard, seen wearing sunglasses, a dark colored baseball cap with the word “Charlotte” on the back. He was wearing a dark leather-type jacket.
Police say Hooker brandished a silver semi-automatic handgun with a black grip during the incident.
He left on foot toward Wood Creek Mobile Home Park after the incident.