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Man arrested in connection with restaurant armed robbery

The incident happened before 8:30 p.m. Saturday. The incident happened before 8:30 p.m. Saturday.
HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) -

Huntsville Police arrested a man after an armed robbery at a restaurant on North Memorial Parkway.

Police were called to the Church's Chicken on the 1200 block of North Memorial Parkway around 8:15 p.m. Saturday.

Officers said a man walked into the restaurant with a gun and demanded money. He got the cash and then fled on foot. Authorities were able to locate the suspect a short time later.

Johnny Woods, 51, was arrested and charged with first degree robbery. Woods is currently being held in the Metro Jail.

Police are continuing to investigate.

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