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December 27--  A Toombs County man was arrested after a Christmas Eve armed robbery.

{mosimage}According to Sheriff Junior Kight, 23-year-old Christopher Keith Peebles of 1447 Racket Town Road, Lyons, was arrested and charged with armed robbery.

The Sheriff says Peebles attempted to use a debit card to pay for $60 worth of gas at the Normantown Grocery.  He then robbed the store clerk of cash at knife point and fled the scene.

He was later apprehended in Emanuel County by deputies from Toombs and Emanuel Counties.