The General Investigations Unit have arrested a 31 year old man in relation to an armed robbery.
At approximately 3:30 a.m., August 20, 2016, Patrol Officers responded to a robbery at a gas station in the 1100 block of Idylwyld Drive North. An employee reported that a man entered the store, selected some items for purchase and approached the cashier. When asked for payment, the suspect showed a firearm. He fled the scene prior to Police arrival with food and cigarettes.
The man had initially been arrested on an unrelated investigation on weapons and drug charges on August 25, 2016. As a result of further investigation he has since been charged with robbery, breach of probation and six firearms offenses stemming from the August 20th robbery.
He has been remanded and will be appearing in court August 29, 2016. (Court Info #36658582, #36658584, & #36658585)