Sunlight Elk’s Lodge armed robbery suspect arrested

Sunlight Elk’s Lodge armed robbery suspect arrested
Lee Darren White

HOPEWELL, VA (WWBT) - Hopewell Police say the man who robbed the Sunlight Elk's Lodge on April 6 is now behind bars.

Officers responded around 9:51 a.m. to the lodge in the 1500 block of High Avenue for the report of an armed robbery. Investigators say the suspect entered the business armed with a handgun, assaulted a female employee and demanded money. He took the cash and ran off.

Police say the female employee suffered minor injuries in the attack.

The suspect, 36-year-old Lee Darren White, is charged with armed robbery and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. Police arrested White on Thursday.

White is being held without bond at Riverside Regional Jail.

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