Man arrested after robbing Newton Co. store, cops say

2013-07-07T19:03:00Z 2013-07-07T20:04:08Z Man arrested after robbing Newton Co. store, cops sayTimes Staff
July 07, 2013 7:03 pm  • 

KENTLAND | A Kentland man was arrested early Sunday after robbing a store at gunpoint, the Newton County Sheriff's Office said.

Alfonzo L. Hicks is accused of robbing Casey's General store at 112 E. Seymour St. in Kentland about 12:10 a.m., according to a news release. Hicks showed workers a handgun and demanded money from the register, police said.

Hicks left the store and was stopped by a Kentland police officer during a traffic stop, according to the release.

He faces an armed robbery charge.

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