Armed Robber Arrested in Covington County

Police caught up with an armed robber in Covington County on Tuesday night.

Covington County police tell WSFA 12 new, it all started at about 6 PM, when a man went into the Pennymart store in Lockhart demanding money from the cashier. They say he pointed a gun at the clerk and got away with some cash in a gym bag. They later found him hiding in an old grain silo.

The man, who is from Florida, is in the Covington County jail facing armed robbery charges.