Arrest made in armed robbery that left Vidalia clerk injured

Arrest made in armed robbery that left Vidalia clerk injured
An arrest was made in an armed robbery in Vidalia that left a store clerk shot Friday night. (Source: Gray News)

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) -A 19-year-old is facing charges after an armed robbery Friday night in Vidalia.

The Vidalia Police Department says Jamie Sanders, Jr. has been charged with armed robbery and aggravated assault.

Police were called to the Circle K on East First Street around 9 p.m. for an armed robbery.

They say the suspect entered the store armed with a handgun, demanding money from the store clerk. Police say the clerk was shot once by the suspect after he gave the money. The suspect then fled on foot.

Sanders was found hiding inside of a room at the Econo Inn by Vidalia Police on Saturday morning.

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