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Rome man charged with armed robbery

September 23, 2021–7:20 p.m.


An arrest has been made in connection with the armed robbery of a convenience store back on September 8.

According to Floyd County Jail records, 24-year old Matias Ellijaone Evans was arrested at his Leafmore Road residence in Rome Wednesday on a felony warrant charging him with armed robbery.

The warrant states that Evans walked into the Citgo at 500 Burnett Ferry Road with the intent to commit a theft with a handgun, or a device with the appearance of a handgun.