14-year-old in custody for armed robbery on Floyd Rd. in Columbus

Heavy police on Floyd Rd.
Heavy police on Floyd Rd.(WTVM)
Published: Nov. 10, 2022 at 3:45 PM EST|Updated: Nov. 10, 2022 at 11:10 PM EST
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COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - Columbus police have arrested a juvenile in connection to the armed robbery at a convenience store on Floyd Road.

Authorities say the incident happened at the Floyd Food & Lottery on Thursday, Nov. 10, the second armed robbery in one week. The first occurred on Sunday, Nov. 6.

According to police, a 14-year-old was taken into custody shortly after the robbery.

In both incidents, a suspect displayed a gun and got away with an undisclosed amount of money.

Officers recovered the money and a firearm after searching the juvenile.

This case is still under investigation.

Anyone with additional information should contact the Columbus Police Department.