Florida robbery suspect arrested in Cairo

Florida robbery suspect arrested in Cairo

CAIRO, GA (WALB) - Law enforcement conforms that a robbery suspect who walked away from a Havana, Florida store robbery was caught today in Cairo, Georgia.

The Gadsden County Florida Sheriff's Office responded to the Hinson Country Store in Havana, Florida, where a man used a knife to threaten a clerk. He took money from two cash registers, and walked out.

A customer and the clerk identified him as 30 year old Robert Lee Perkins. It turns out that Perkins was already wanted for armed robbery and aggravated assault for robbing the Wayside Food Store, two weeks earlier.

The Gadsden County Sheriff's Office is asking for anyone with information concerning these robberies to call them at (850) 875-8811, or contact Big Bend Crime Stoppers at (850) 574-TIPS (8477).

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