Zanesville Robbery Charges

Cheri Russo

Updated Thu, Oct 27, 2011 3:09 pm

Zanesville police say they have filed charges against a 27-year-old man in connection with two convenience store robberies early Tuesday morning.

Jonathan Holt is charged with two counts of robbery and one count of theft.

Detectives say Holt attempted to rob the Starfire on Pershing Road around 4:20 a-m, but after employees refused his demands, he left the store.

A second robbery took place at the Speedway on Blue Avenue at 4:38 a-m. and the man fled with an undisclosed amount of money.

Holt has not been arrested yet.

Anyone with information on Holt's whereabouts is asked to call the police department at 740-455-0700.