Police arrest another man for downtown armed robbery

Watson and Minter (Source: Cashbond)
Watson and Minter (Source: Cashbond)

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Police have arrested and charged another man in connection with the late-November robbery of a Columbus Street grocery store.

Charleston Police Department officers arrested 23-year-old Johnell Lamar Watson on Friday and charged him with armed robbery.

Police say the armed robbery occurred at Hanover Corner Grocery Store about 9 p.m. on November 28.

Earlier last week, police arrested 20-year-old Byron Aaron Minter Jr. and charged him with armed robbery and possession of a firearm during the commission of a violent crime. Minter is also facing the same charges for another armed robbery which happened on Reid Street.

Both suspects are being held in the Charleston County Detention Center.

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