Checking local police reports provided this morning to Z-1570, police in Edwardsville report an armed robbery from the weekend at the Burger King on Troy Road. A St. Louis man allegedly walked in to the business early Sunday morning, displayed a weapon and demanded cash. Police report they received a 911 call from someone who was speaking to an employee of the store when she overheard "this is a robbery."
Officers were dispatched to the scene and found 22 year old Latwrence Brown leaving the store carrying money and heading towards a vehicle. Police say Brown then fled on foot across Troy Road to a nearby nursery, and was later apprehended at a business along Center Grove Road and taken to the Madison County Jail.
Elsewhere, no one new reported held during the local jail checks earlier this morning.