Police apprehend armed robber with loaded handgun

Posted at 4:56 PM, Sep 03, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-03 16:56:35-04

City police arrested an armed robber Thursday at the intersection of East North Avenue and Gay Street.

Officers responded to the intersection of East Federal Street and Gay Street where the victim stated he was chased and robbed in the 1700 block of North Gay Street.

After receiving a description of the suspect, police located Tyrone Savage, 36, with a loaded .38 caliber revolver handgun.

The firearm was submitted at the Evidence Control Section and Savage was transported to Central Booking.

Savage has been charged with armed robbery and handgun violations. He remains at Central Booking with a $350,000 bail.