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Suspect in Warner Robins armed robbery arrested shortly afterward

A Subway on Russell Parkway was robbed by an armed man Saturday.

Rashawn Jeremiah Thornton, 19, was charged shortly afterward with armed robbery, possession of a firearm during a crime and misdemeanor marijuana possession, according to a Warner Robins police news release.

Thornton allegedly came into the restaurant at 600 Russell Parkway just after 9 a.m. brandishing a handgun and demanding money. He then fled

No one was hurt during the armed robbery, the release said.

Becky Purser: 478-256-9559, @BecPurser