Kenneth Belcher, left, and Bobby Riddick. (Photo: Riverhead Police handout)

(Updated July 8) Riverhead Police say the suspect wanted in the Route 58 robbery turned himself in yesterday at  Riverhead police headquarters. Police said Bobby L. Riddick, 46 surrendered at 6 p.m. yesterday.

Original story: Police have one man in custody and are searching for a second suspect in connection with a robbery on Route 58 in Riverhead overnight.

Police said Kenneth Belcher, 46, and another man forcibly took $300 from another man in a strong-arm robbery at DMV Plaza at about 1:45 a.m.

Officers responding to the call interviewed the victim, described by police as a 25-year-old Hispanic male. They later identified and arrested Belcher after a short foot pursuit, according to a police press release. Belcher has been charged with second-degree robbery.

The investigation is ongoing, police said. A second subject, whom police described as a black male, is still being sought, according to the report.

Editor’s note: A criminal charge is an accusation. By law, a person charged with a crime is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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