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Calhoun police arrest armed robbery suspect

051414 9:18 a.m.

Chief Garry Moss states, Calhoun Police have arrested 27 year old Christopher J. Peace of Calhoun .in connection with an armed robbery that occurred within the City of Calhoun.

On Monday  at approximately 2:30 pm Calhoun Police were call to Calhoun Drug Company located on Red Bud Road in reference to an armed robbery.

Officers arrived and were told by employees that a man dressed in dark clothing and body armor had entered the location and demanded pharmaceuticals.

Employees further stated the suspect was carrying a handgun in a holster on his hip.

The suspect left the pharmacy on foot and is believed to have concealed a four-wheeler in the area to further facilitate his escape.     

Peace was taken into custody without incident and subsequently transported to the Gordon County Jail.

“Peace has been charged with armed robbery and remains in the Gordon County Jail with further charges pending," said Lt. Tony Pyle.