Arrest made for armed robbery at tobacco store

A man is now under arrest for an armed robbery at a Richmond tobacco store.

Richmond Police have charged 22-year-old Brian Williams, of Richmond, with robbery in connection with last Tuesday's robbery at C & M Discount Tobacco on North Killarney Lane.

Police say two men entered the store, showed a gun, and demanded money from the owner. Both suspects were wearing masks.

Police say the men then took off in a vehicle that was waiting for them.

Police say detectives later found that vehicle at an apartment complex on Big Hill Avenue. Police say at that time, Williams was identified as a suspect.

Williams was arrested following an interview with police. He's now being held at the Madison County Detention Center.

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