Arrest Made In Convenience Store Holdup

A Zebulon man was arrested Wednesday hours after he allegedly robbed a Nash County convenience store.

Around 1:00pm, a man wearing a mask and hoodie entered the Express Mart on Highway 97 in the Murraytown community. The suspect displayed a handgun and demanded money.

A Nash County deputy was on patrol on Highway 231 around 5:30pm and spotted a vehicle matching the description of the getaway car. During the traffic stop, Justin Lee Allmon, 26, of Brantley Woods Road was arrested.

Allmon was charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon.