Hampton man arrested for robbing beauty store, assaulting clerk

Hampton, Va. – A Hampton man has been arrested and charged with robbing the Gloria Beauty Store on East Pembroke Avenue and assaulting a clerk.

Police say 44-year-old Marcus Antonio Pearson entered the store on Wednesday and began concealing items in his waistband.

When confronted, Pearson allegedly assaulted the clerk and left in a car heading towards Old Buckroe Road.

Pearson has been charged with one count of Robbery and one count of Assault and Battery.

He is currently in the Hampton City Jail.

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