Man arrested for Walmart robbery

12:05 PM, Apr 4, 2013   |    comments
(Dunwoody Police)
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DUNWOODY, Ga. -- A man was arrested while trying to run from the Dunwoody Walmart he's accused of robbing.

Alphonzo Eddy was taken into custody Thursday morning.

Dunwoody Police Sgt. Jason Witcher said Eddy, 29, is accused of pulling a gun on a cashier at the Walmart on Ashford Dunwoody Road. The robbery happened at around 8:40 a.m.

After receiving about $2,000 from the register, the suspect ran into the woods near the store. Police quickly set up a perimeter and caught him, Witcher said.

Eddy faces charges of armed robbery, aggravated assault, firearm possession and theft.

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