Man arrested in connection to Thomas Atkins Road armed robbery

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BEAUFORT, S.C. (WOLO)— Beaufort deputies arrested Karon Thomas, 18, in connection with an armed robbery on Thomas Atkins Road.

Authorities say Thomas robbed a suspect of their personal items at gunpoint on April 27. The victim knew the suspect.

While searching for him, investigators received a tip from a citizen saying Thomas was inside a Walmart several blocks away from the scene.

Thomas was arrested on charges of armed robbery and possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime.

He received a $25,000 cash bond for the armed robbery charge and a $10,000 cash bond for the weapon charge.

Thomas remains at the Beaufort County Detention Center.

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