Suspect in store robbery arrested

Published: Jan. 28, 2016 at 5:47 PM EST|Updated: Feb. 4, 2016 at 5:47 PM EST
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Nicholas Anthony Johnston (Source: LMDC)
Nicholas Anthony Johnston (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The man wanted in connection with the robbery of a store was arrested 24 hours after committing the crime.

In addition to robbery, Nicholas Anthony Johnston, 21, of Louisville, is charged with possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.

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Johnston is charged with the robbery of the Dollar General store at 7850 Dixie Highway on the afternoon of January 26. Police said Johnston indicated that he was armed with a weapon.

When he was arrested Johnston was found to have meth on him, along with a syringe.

Johnston remains at Louisville Metro Corrections on a $35,000 cash bond on the robbery charge. He was also being held on a $75,000 cash bond for probation violation in a separate 2015 case.

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