Man arrested in connection to Circle K armed robbery in Columbus

Published: Dec. 12, 2015 at 6:36 PM EST|Updated: Dec. 12, 2015 at 9:47 PM EST
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COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – Tommy Thomas, 24, was arrested for armed robbery of a Circle K, located at 2514 Manchester Expressway on Friday, Dec. 11.

According to police reports, Thomas and two other individuals committed theft and took money from the cash register of the Circle K gas station. Thomas used a pink semi-automatic pistol during the robbery and $420 was taken from the register as well as 16 packages of Newport cigarettes valued at $93.

Thomas was arrested at the Macon State Prison located at 2728 Hwy 49 South in Oglethorpe, GA.

He was charged with possession of firearm during a commission of a crime, armed robbery and aggravated assault.

Thomas will appear in recorder's court on Tuesday, Dec. 15 at 8 a.m.

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