Man arrested for 7-Eleven robbery

Police arrested a 22-year-old man in connection with an armed robbery at a 7-Eleven Store in the Mayfair section of Northeast Philadelphia in early May.

Maurice Hickaday, who lives on 27th Street near Somerset Street in North Philadelphia, was arrested Aug. 19, police announced Monday.  He faces numerous charges, including assault, robbery, theft and weapons violations, according to court documents.

Maurice Hickaday
Police arrested Maurice Hickaday, 22, in connection with an armed robbery of a 7-Eleven store in Mayfair.

Three weeks before the alleged robbery, Hickaday was arrested on charges of assault, making terroristic threats and weapons violations, according to court documents. He posted his $15,000 bail and was  scheduled to appear in court for that incident on Sept. 15. 

Hickaday was also arrested for marijuana possession in September 2010, filing a false report in October 2009, and was cited for driving under the influence of controlled substances on New Year’s Day in 2009, according to court documents.

Hickaday is being held in the Curran-Fromhold Correctional Facility and is being held on $75,000 bail. He is scheduled to appear in court on Sept. 6.

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