Arrest made in Christmas market robbery in Blount County

Arrest made in Christmas market robbery in Blount County

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MARYVILLE (WATE) - The suspect wanted for robbing a Blount County market on Christmas has now been arrested.

Michah Lee Sherwood, 24, is currently being held in the Blount County jail on a $100,000 bond.

He faces multiple charges including aggravated robbery and kidnapping.

Authorities say Sherwood walked into Ian's Market on Morganton Road Wednesday morning and robbed the store's clerk at gunpoint before taking off.

Sherwood was taken into custody Friday morning.

Investigators say he is currently serving parole from a conviction for attempted robbery in 2011.

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