ROCKINGHAM -- On Dec. 20, Vermont State Police were called to a panic alarm at the Sunoco gas station located at 809 Rockingham Post Road.

Upon arriving on scene, troopers were advised that a lone female entered the store. She was wearing a mask and she showed a dark colored handgun.

The female demanded money and upon receiving an undisclosed amount of U.S. currency, fled the store. She was driving a black Volkswagen Jetta traveling north on Route 103.

Troopers who responded were able to locate the vehicle and made contact with the operator, Shannon T. Vick, 41, of Claremont, N.H. She admitted her involvement in the robbery and was subsequently taken into custody by Vermont State Police.

Vick was ordered to be held on $5,000 bail and transported to the Southern State Correctional Center in Springfield for lack thereof.

She was ordered to appear in Vermont Superior Court Windham Criminal Division on Dec. 23 at 12:30 p.m. to answer the charge of assault and robbery.

The Chester Police Department and Springfield Police Department also assisted in the investigation.