Help from witnesses leads to quick arrest in armed robbery of Walmart
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The man suspected of holding up a Walmart has been arraigned.
Willie Burton, 31, of Louisville, is charged with one count of robbery.
A Louisville Metro police arrest report says Burton wanted into the Fairdale Walmart at 175 Outer Loop around 3:45 p.m. July 30 and handed a note demanding money to an employee at the customer service desk. Burton also indicated that he had a gun.
Witnesses were able to give police a description and the license plate of the car the suspect was driving. Burton was arrested nine minutes after the robbery a traffic stop was made on the car.
Police said Burton gave a detailed confession after being given his Miranda rights.
Burton remains at Louisville Metro Corrections following his arraignment this morning. He is scheduled to back in court August 10.
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