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Cedartown man charged in Alabama robbery

January 3, 2018--8:00 a.m.


According to Piedmont Police Chief Freddie Norton, a Cedartown man has been arrested in connection with the robbery of the Mapco Service Station located at the intersection of Highway 278 and Highway 9 South.

On Monday at approximately 5:30 a.m. a white male entered into the Mapco and made reference to having a gun and demanded money from the clerk.

An undisclosed amount of cash was taken. Officers were quickly able to get a description of the vehicle and a physical description of the offender from the clerk and video surveillance.

Officers located the vehicle traveling eastbound on US Hwy 278 East and made a traffic stop where 20-year-old Colton Chey Hamilton-Blair from Cedartown was arrested and charged with Robbery 1st.

Hamilton-Blair was transported to the Calhoun County Jail where he is being held on a $30,000 bond.