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North End Grocery Store Robbed
Remarco Smith is behind bars tonight, accused of robbing the North End Pantry Tuesday night.
Police said he entered the store in the 800-block of Black Avenue Tuesday night just after 9:00 and fired a shot into the ceiling, then demanded cash from the employees. He was later arrested at Second and Calhoun.
Police said they found a mask, the gun he allegedly used during the robbery, and cash in a backpack he was carrying.
Smith faces charges of armed robbery, aggravated discharge of a firearm, aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, and resisting a police officer.