Armed robber in custody

Cary Ashby • Dec 18, 2012 at 11:10 PM

A Monroeville man is in custody on an allegation he brandished a knife at a Mickey Mart clerk early this morning.

The Norwalk Police Department was alerted at 2:10 a.m. about the armed robbery at Mickey Mart, 123 Whittlesey Ave. Police said Officer Zack O'Neil, while searching the area with Sgt. Tom Cook, saw the suspect at a Baker Street driveway.

After a short foot chase, O'Neil had Eugene A. Stallard, 32, of 2190 E. U.S. 20, in custody, and seized many items police suspect was associated with the robbery. He was charged with robbery, a second-degree felony.

"The entire third shift — it was outstanding police work," Capt. Mike Conney said.

For the full story, read Wednesday's Reflector.

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