Updated 2 years ago
A man is behind bars on burglary and robbery charges, after breaking into the Dollar Store in Science Hill.
The Pulaski County Sheriff's office says it happened around 11:30pm Friday night. They say 22-year-old Joshua Akin tried to get into the store, but took off when he set off the alarm. Akin was later taken into custody on highway 27.
Police also say Akin is a suspect in an armed robbery at the Eastway Grocery store in eastern Pulaski County. Investigators questioned Akin about the robbery and were able to obtain a confession about his involvement in the incident.
Akin is now charged with criminal attempt to commit burglary and robbery. He is being held in the Pulaski County Detention Center.