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Police arrest man in King St. Grocery armed robbery


Police have charged one man with the armed robbery at King Street Grocery early last month.

Charleston Police Department investigators charged 25-year-old Christopher Rickenbacker with armed robbery on Wednesday afternoon.

Police say Rickenbacker and another unidentified man held up the store on June 5 around 8:30 p.m.  Officers say the other suspect pulled out a handgun and demanded money from the clerk, who handed over $500 in cash.

Investigators say Rickenbacker admitted to being there during the robbery.

Rickenbacker was issued a $50,000 bond on Thursday.  He has a prior arrest for strong-armed robbery.

If you have any information regarding the other suspect, call Crime Stoppers at 554-1111.

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