Suspect arrested in Louisville food mart robbery spree

Published: Aug. 24, 2015 at 2:29 AM EDT|Updated: Aug. 31, 2015 at 4:14 AM EDT
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Robert Price (Source: LMDC)
Robert Price (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A man accused of robbing multiple food marts across Louisville was arrested Saturday after he was pulled over for a broken tail light.

According to his arrest report, police say Robert Price, 27, began the spree on July 3 when he entered a Circle K on Shepherdsville Road armed with a handgun and demanded cash.

The report says Price continued the pattern at food marts across Louisville, including other Circle K locations, a Speedy Mart, and the Manslick Food Mart, each time armed with a handgun and demanding cash.

Price is charged with 8 counts of first degree robbery and carrying a concealed deadly weapon.

He is being held on a $100,000 cash bond.

Price is scheduled to be arraigned Monday.

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