MIDDLETOWN, OH (FOX19) - The Middletown Police Department announced it has arrested a man accused of robbing a Speedway at knife point on Wednesday.
Police say officers responded to the Speedway on Roosevelt Blvd. for a report of an armed robbery. The suspect, Eli Metcalf, 31, allegedly robbed the gas station's clerk at knife point and made off with an undetermined amount of money and a large number of lottery tickets.
Middletown Police say officers stopped a van matching the suspect's description about an hour after the incident and arrested Metcalf on an unrelated bench warrant.
Further investigation showed that Metcalf had committed the robbery, according to the Middletown Police Department.
Metcalf is charged with Aggravated Robbery in addition to the bench warrant. He is scheduled to appear in court Friday.