UPDATE: CPD arrest suspect in Buena Vista Rd. Circle K armed rob - WTVM.com-Columbus, GA News Weather & Sports

UPDATE: CPD arrest suspect in Buena Vista Rd. Circle K armed robbery

Joe Foster. (Source: Muscogee County Jail) Joe Foster. (Source: Muscogee County Jail)

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Police are searching for a suspect after an armed robbery in Columbus.

Investigators say it happened Saturday afternoon at a Circle K on the 3000 block of Buena Vista Road.

A suspect with a firearm approached the clerk. Police say a witness followed the suspect, running behind Brewer School.

Police later detained and arrested Joe Foster, 43, of Columbus, GA.

Foster, who CPD incident reports indicate is a convicted felon in both Georgia and Alabama, is charged with armed robbery, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. 

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