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Cops charge man with armed robbery at Five Guys

Published: Apr. 30, 2012 at 7:34 PM EDT|Updated: Apr. 30, 2012 at 10:14 PM EDT
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Frank Middleton (Source: Charleston Co. Detention Center)
Frank Middleton (Source: Charleston Co. Detention Center)

WEST ASHLEY, SC (WCSC) - Police arrested a man early Monday morning about 6 hours after they say he held up the Five Guys Burgers and Fries restaurant in West Ashley.

Charleston Police Department spokesman Charles Francis said 64-year-old Frank Middleton was arrested around 12:30 a.m. near Evergreen and Yew streets.

Police say Middleton held up the restaurant at 1662 Savannah Highway and made off with cash.

He is charged with armed robbery and possession of a firearm during the commission of a violent crime.

Middleton is being held in the Charleston County Detention Center.

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