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1 arrested after armed robbery in Huntsville

One man was arrested Tuesday night after attempting to rob a gas station in Huntsville. One man was arrested Tuesday night after attempting to rob a gas station in Huntsville.
Mark Neeley, Jr (Source: Madison County Jail) Mark Neeley, Jr (Source: Madison County Jail)
HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) -

One man was arrested Tuesday night after attempting to rob a gas station in Huntsville.

Huntsville Police said two men walked into the Texaco on University Drive between Jordan Lane and Sparkman Drive when one of the men pulled a knife on the cashier.

The incident happened just after 8 p.m.

Mark Neeley, Jr., 31, pulled a knife on the cashier and began grabbing bottles of wine. Police said that's when the cashier pulled a gun on Neeley.

Both men left the store empty-handed. Neeley, Jr., was charged with first degree robbery.

Police on the scene said the second man was not involved with the attempted robbery.

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