Family Scares Away Thief – Chase, Manhunt Follow Before Arrest Made At Gunpoint In Store

Published 12:00 am Monday, September 16, 2013

By Jackie Seabolt
Enterprise Record

An armed suspect who sped away from a home break-in and led the homeowner and authorities on a high speed chase was arrested hours later inside a Bermuda Run convenience store.
Robert William Hermann, 36, of Pinnacle was arrested Aug. 24 for breaking/entering, breaking/entering of a trailer, larceny of a firearm, larceny after breaking/entering, fleeing to elude arrest with a vehicle, possession of a firearm by a felon, second degree kidnapping, assault with a deadly weapon, driving with license revoked and reckless driving to endanger.
According to Davie County Sheriff’s Department Chief J.D. Hartman, on Saturday shortly after 1 p.m. a resident at a home on Ashley Brook Lane returned and discovered Hermann breaking into the home.
“The homeowner attempted to block the suspect’s vehicle in …