A man is in jail for attempting to rob two businesses in Charleston.
According to police, 54-year old Kerry Dale Smith has been arrested and charged with 2nd Degree Robbery.
Police say Smith attempted to take money from a cash register at Family Dollar, located at 1313 Plaza East Shopping Center on Friday, August 16th, in which also involved Smith in an altercation between a cashier and a customer.
Smith also tried to get money from the Sweet Spoon restaurant, at 1409 Washington Street East, on Friday.
Smith asked the cashier for the register money, but the cashier ran to the back of the store, and Smith fled the scene.
Smith is being held in the South Central Regional Jail on a $1,000 bond.
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