Suspect nabbed minutes after armed robbery in Scottsboro

SCOTTSBORO, AL (WAFF) - It took investigators less than an hour to nab their man after a late night robbery at the Dollar General.

It happened around 9:00 p.m. Monday on East Willow Street.

According to investigators, the suspect showed clerks a gun, and demanded money. The employees put the money 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.

Brian Samples, 18, was arrested and charged with robbery after officers found cash and the weapon used in the robbery in his home.

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