Suspect arrested in Devine Street robbery
Sep 24, 2010 6:50:00 PM - thestate.com
Columbia Police announced the arrest today of 47-year-old Lem Douglas Vaughan III under suspicion of armed robbery of the College Mart convenience store on the 2100 block of Devine Street.
According to a police department statement, eye witnesses identified Vaughan as the robber.
Around 1 pm Friday, Vaughan reportedly demanded money from an unidentified employee of the store, walked behind the counter and grabbed an undisclosed amount of money and fled.
A short time later, he was seen running across Gervais Street and stopped by a police officer. Vaughan was taken to the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center. He will be charged with armed robbery, police said.
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