Man arrested for convenience store robbery

Published: Jan. 4, 2016 at 8:58 PM EST|Updated: Jan. 11, 2016 at 8:58 PM EST
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Thomas Watts Jr. (Source: LMDC)
Thomas Watts Jr. (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A man has been arrested and charged in the armed robbery of a Louisville grocery store.

According to the arrest slip, Thomas Watts Jr., 18, along with two unnamed co-defendants, entered Berry Market on Berry Boulevard on Dec. 30 and demanded cash while pointing a silver revolver at the victim. All three suspects fled with cash and other property from the business, police said.

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After a wanted flyer was sent out, officers began patrolling the area and located Watts wearing the same shoes and fitting the description. Upon stopping him, police say they found a silver revolver.

Police say Watts admitted to robbing the store and identified himself in the surveillance photos.

He was arrested and charged with robbery and carrying a concealed deadly weapon.

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