Suspect arrested in connection with Subway armed robbery

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Carolina Beach Police are searching for the man pictured in this photo, who is suspected of robbing a Subway restaurant. Courtesy photo.
Carolina Beach Police are searching for the man pictured in this photo, who is suspected of robbing a Subway restaurant. Courtesy photo.

A man has been arrested in connection with an armed robbery at a Subway restaurant in Carolina Beach.

Jonathan David Lashin, 26, was arrested on Sigmon Road in Wilmington at about 8:45 p.m. Wednesday, according to Carolina Beach Police Detective S.T. Hettinger.

Lashin was wanted in connection with an armed robbery at Subway, 700 N. Lake Park Blvd., in Carolina Beach at about 8:40 p.m. Monday, Hettinger said. The suspect reportedly wielded a knife and demanded money from employees. He left the store with an undisclosed amount of cash and headed south from the store’s location.

Jonathan David Lashin
Jonathan David Lashin

Lashin has been charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon, according to jail records. He was booked at the New Hanover County jail under a $100,000 secured bond.

According to the N.C. Department of Corrections, Lashin was previously convicted of felony larceny in Onslow County on June 15. He was given a suspended sentence and was placed on a 24-month probation. He has been convicted of four counts of misdemeanor larceny in New Hanover County.