Bibb County Sheriff’s Deputies made an arrest on a commercial armed robbery incident that occurred this evening. Deputies responded to a call at Northern Tool Company, located at 4755 Ivey Drive, just before 12:30 p.m.
It was reported that a black male suspect entered the store and pointed a gun at the store clerk, demanding cash. The suspect received an undisclosed amount of cash and fled the store in a dark in color Honda Accord, heading east of Eisenhower Parkway. When deputies arrived at the store they received a description of the suspect and vehicle. Moments later patrol deputies observed a vehicle matching the description of the suspect vehicle. Deputies gave a brief chase and were able to catch and detain one of the two male occupants that ran from the vehicle. The vehicle became disabling because of a blown tire. The male detained was identified as 19 year old Tyre Glover ,of Macon. The cash taken during this incident was recovered.
The second suspect in this incident has not been identified.
Glover was taken to the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigative Division for questioning. He was charged with armed robbery and transported to the Bibb County Law Enforcement Center. No one was injured during this incident.
Anyone with information in reference to this incident is urged to contact the Bibb Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500, or Macon Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.