Bibb County Sheriff’s Deputies made an arrest on a commercial armed robbery incident that occurred this evening. Deputies responded to a call at the General Dollar Store, located at 1444 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, just after 3:00 p.m. today.

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 the direction of Third Street. When deputies arrived at the store they received a description of the suspect and placed a lookout. Moments later deputies observed a male matching the description of the suspect, appear out of the woods from behind an abandoned house near Third St. and Edgewood Ave. The deputies tried to make contact with the suspect but he ran.  Deputies gave chase and  were able to catch and detain the male. The male was identified as 47 year old Chattwyne Sinclair Harris of Macon.  The gun used during the robbery was recovered and the cash taken was also recovered.

Harris 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.