Police chief: Suspect arrested following armed robbery in Marion Saturday

Police chief: Suspect arrested following armed robbery in Marion Saturday
Police say a man is in custody Sunday following an alleged armed robbery at an area store.

MARION, SC (WMBF) - Police say a man is in custody Sunday following an alleged armed robbery at an area store.

Marion Police Chief Tony Flowers says the robbery happened at the Family Dollar on N Tom Gasque Avenue in Marion around 10 p.m. Saturday night. Chief Flowers adds a store employee was assaulted during the robbery.

The suspect was apprehended Sunday morning and police say they anticipate more information being released soon.

WMBF News will continue to update this developing story as more information is made available.

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