Spinx in Simpsonville robbed, man arrested

Richard Dowdall
Richard Dowdall

SIMPSONVILLE, SC (WSPA) – Simpsonville Police say the Spinx on Fairview Road was robbed just after 2am Wednesday morning.

26-year-old Richard Michael Dowdall was arrested and charged with Armed Robbery and Unlawful Possession Schedule II and Unlawful Possession Schedule IV.

According to police, the clerk told them that Dowdall entered the store and said he was going to rob him and that there were accomplices in his car with a gun forcing him to do it.

Dowdall was found within minutes of the robbery and police say he confessed that no one else was with him at the time.

Dowdall was taken to the Greenville County Detention Center on $30,000 bond.

Crime

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