Suspect nabbed 33 minutes after armed robbery


It took investigators less than an hour to nab their man after a late night robbery at the Dollar General on East Willow Street.

It happened around 9:00 p.m. Monday night.

According to investigators, the suspect showed clerks a gun, and demanded money. The employees put it in a paper bag and the man left without incident.

Police were on the scene a short time later, and reviewed surveillance video. Officers quickly recognized the suspect, and went to his home.

18 year old Brian Samples was arrested and charged with Robbery after officers found cash and the weapon used in the robbery in his home. The arrest came a mere 33 minutes after the robbery.

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