EVESHAM TOWNSHIP, N.J. (CBS) — The man who was armed with a machete during a robbery at a convenience store in Evesham Township has been arrested, police say. Officers located a man matching the suspect’s description walking in the Allison Apartment Complex around 11:45 a.m. Wednesday.
When detectives arrived on the scene, they determined the man stopped by officers was the suspect who wielded a machete during a robbery at the Tamu Market on North Maple Avenue, around 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 19.READ MORE: First Confirmed Cases Of COVID-19 Omicron Variant Reported In Philadelphia, New Jersey
During the robbery, police say the suspect displayed a machete and ordered the cashier to empty the register. He then fled with cash and vape packs.READ MORE: Family Of Fallen Delaware County Firefighter Has Mortgage Fully Paid Off
The suspect was arrested during a search of his home.MORE NEWS: Mother Of Ahmir Jones, Teen Killed Protecting Girlfriend During Robbery Near Temple University, Speaks Out
Police say they found the machete and some of the stolen items at his home.