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As a result of a continuing investigation into an armed robbery that occurred Thursday, Nov. 1, Brunswick County Deputies went to a residence on Old King Road in Ash around 12:30 p.m. on Friday. When deputies arrived at this location, Christopher Babson, a wanted suspect in the armed robbery, exited the residence through a window and began to run away. He was immediately apprehended and placed under arrest.
Babson was transported to the Brunswick County Detention Center to appear before a magistrate on warrants. The other suspect involved in the incident is still unknown and at large.
Babson, 30, has been charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill, possession of a firearm by a felon, robbery with a dangerous weapon, discharging a weapon into an cccupied dwelling and resisting a public officer. He has been placed under a $150,500 bond.
Deputies responded to a call that shots had been fired at the home of Christopher Lacki at 2582 Aberdeen St. SW in Supply around 4:30 p.m. Thursday. When they arrived, Lacki was the only person in the home. He was not injured.
According to sheriff's spokesperson Sgt. Del Routh, two people had fled the scene in a light blue vehicle.
Both men are believed to be armed and dangerous and should not be approached if seen.
If you have information about the alleged accomplice, you are asked to call the sheriff's office at 253-2777 or Det. Mike Murray at 880-4942.