20-year-old arrested on robbery charge in Gadsden - WBRC FOX6 News - Birmingham, AL

20-year-old arrested on robbery charge in Gadsden


Detectives with the Gadsden Police Department say they have made an arrest in connection to a robbery that happened on November 9th.

20-year-old Antonius Dean Blount is facing charges of 1st degree robbery and person forbidden to possess pistol. Investigators say Blount is responsible for the robbery of 22-year-old Markiese Woods outside of the Grub Mart at 1101 West Meighan Boulevard.

Woods says that a man asked if he had some money he could borrow. When Woods told the man that he had "little money," the man asked if they could walk to the side of the building to talk in private. The victim says another man joined them and he was robbed of $204 at gunpoint.

Blount is being held in the Etowah County Jail without bond.

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