Robbery Suspect Arrested Near Crime Scene

Police say they arrested a man just moments after he robbed the IGA in South Charleston. The crime happened around 11:00am Monday.

Police say the man walked into the IGA, pulled out a gun, and demanded money. He took off on foot, but officers say he didn't get far. Investigators say they found the suspect at a dead end on Augusta Place. That's just miles from the IGA. Officers say they found a hand gun on him, as well as, a bullet clip, and money.

Police are not releasing the man's name or the charges he will face.

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