Convenience store robbery suspect's charge upgraded

HENDERSON, TX (KLTV) - The man police say threw a convenience store clerk to the ground and robbed the store, has turned himself in.

Henry Demetrius O'Neal surrendered to authorities Wednesday night, and was arraigned in court Thursday on robbery charges.

Police say Tuesday night, O'Neal robbed the Fast Stop on Highway 79 South in Henderson, assaulting a female employee.

Police say since that employee was over 65 and he caused her some injury his charge has been upgraded to a first degree felony.

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