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City of Columbia Police Department
Thursday November 13th, 2014 :: 05:04 p.m. EST


Armed Robbery Suspect Arrested

Columbia Police Chief Skip Holbrook announces that CPD Investigators have arrested a man suspected of stealing money from a local fast food restaurant last week.

Charlie A. Jones (DOB 8-24-1973) is charged with Armed Robbery.

A South Region Officer on patrol this afternoon recognized Jones approximately 30 minutes after a law enforcement bulletin was issued regarding the suspect.

Jones was near the Greyhound bus station on Gervais Street, was detained, and soon arrested.

Jones allegedly robbed the Wendy's restaurant at 804 Assembly Street on November 5, 2014.

No one was injured during the robbery.

Jones was transported to the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center.

All persons arrested/charged are presumed innocent until or unless proven guilty in a court of law.

City of Columbia Police Department
Justice Square
Columbia, SC 29201

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 803-252-2911

804 Gervais St
Columbia, SC 29201

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