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Columbus man arrested for armed robbery at Gil's Auto Sales

Quincey Moore (Source: Phenix City Police) Quincey Moore (Source: Phenix City Police)

PHENIX CITY, AL (WTVM) – Phenix City Police Department has made an arrest in connection to a robbery that took place at Gil’s Auto Sales, located at US Highway 280.431.

According to police, 31-year-old Quincey Moore of Columbus entered the business, holding an employee at gun point and removed a safe from the business.

Moore was located and arrested in the Walmart parking lot. He was charged with robbery in the first-degree and obstructing justice by using false identification.

The stolen safe was recovered and the pistol used during the robbery has also been recovered. Additional federal firearms charges against Moore will be pursued, according to police.

Moore is being held at the Russell County Jail.

Gil told News Leader 9 that he is very thankful to the Phenix City Police Department for their quick action in arresting the suspect, recovering the company safe and locating the weapon used in the armed robbery.

Gil was also thankful his employee was not harmed during the incident. 

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