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Cops: Riverhead woman arrested for robbery at Tanger

A Riverhead woman was arrested Thursday in connection to a robbery that occurred in April at Tanger Outlets.

Lakea Staton, 26, allegedly punched two employees at the Charlotte Russe store as she stole items from the store April 28, according to Riverhead Town police. An investigation led to her arrest and she was charged with third-degree robbery, a felony.

Police said at the time of the incident that she got into a vehicle and fled the area around 8:20 p.m.

Following the arrest, she was held for arraignment in Riverhead Justice Court.

Ms. Staton was charged with two felonies in 2015 when she allegedly threatened two people with a knife in Riverside.