Man in custody for robbery, firing weapon at Athens car wash

Man in custody for robbery, firing weapon at Athens car wash
Published: Sep. 20, 2022 at 6:13 PM CDT
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ATHENS, Ala. (WAFF) - On Tuesday at 3:49 p.m. the Athens Police Department responded to a reported robbery at Wash N Shine car wash at 1214 US 31 South.

Employees for the car wash reported that a man demanded money while displaying a handgun. The man then fired one round into the ground and left the area.

Officers responded to the scene and started looking for the suspect who was later identified as Cameron Turner. A short time later Turner was taken into custody on McClellan Street, eight minutes away.

The investigation is ongoing. This story will be updated once there is more information.