Arrest Made in Longview Robbery

Longview police say a Gilmer man who was just released from the Gregg county jail on Thursday, has been arrested for auto theft and 2 burglaries on Saturday.

38 year old Kenneth Wayne Green was arrested late last night in Longview on 2 counts of robbery and one count of auto theft. The vehicle was found to be stolen from Shreveport. Green also had outstanding warrants on him for aggravated robbery in Gregg county.

Police say Saturday evening Green robbed an individual in the parking lot of a Super One Foods on Loop 281, and then within an hour pulled another robbery of a convenience store on highway 80... Getting away with an undetermined amount of cash.

Witnesses were able to get the license plate of his vehicle which led police to stop him on Spur 63. Green is also suspected in other area robberies... He is being held at the Gregg county jail on 135 thousand dollars.