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Suspect Arrested Following Armed Robbery in Gallipolis

By: Brooks Jarosz Email
By: Brooks Jarosz Email

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio (WSAZ) -- Police in Gallipolis arrested a man they say walked into a convenience store and walked out with cash.

Officers tell WSAZ.com the clerk and employees were threatened at knife point Saturday afternoon.

The incident happened at the Par Mar gas station store on Vine Street in Gallipolis.

Police later captured Arthur Writesel, 26, and charged him with armed robbery.

A deputy was able to match the description of a small gray car and partial license place that a witness gave them to help nap Writesel.

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