Man arrested not long after holding up Circle-K

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COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM)  - A man nicknamed "Roach" was arrested not long after he held up the Circle-K at 2233 Fort Benning Road.

Clerks say around 3:00 a.m., the man entered the store pointed a pistol at them.

The suspect was later arrested and charged with armed robbery possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime.

No other details about the crime are known at this time.

News Leader 9 is following this story, we'll have more details as more information becomes available.

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