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Lynchburg police arrest one, searching for another in connection with Fast Mart 5 robbery

LYNCHBURG (WSLS 10) - Lynchburg police have arrested one man in connection with the June armed robbery at Fast Mart 5.

On August 12, at about 6 a.m., officers executed a search warrant at 1303 Garfield Avenue.

They arrested 30-year-old Michael Anthony Napier and charged him with robbery and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.

Police say a firearm and pair of shoes matching the description during the robbery were recovered as a result of the search warrant.

During the June 30 alleged robbery, one of the men stepped to the right of the door upon entrance, pointed the handgun at the clerk, and blocked the clerk from leaving. The other suspect approached the front of the counter with a handgun held to his right side. At this time both suspects were yelling at the clerk to give them the money and the suspect in front of the counter also demanded two packs of cigarettes.

Police say they are actively investigating the second suspect involved in this incident.