Nick McWilliams reporting – One individual is in custody following a reported robbery.

According to Tuscarawas County Sheriff’s Office call records, a robbery in progress was reported at around 5:02 p.m. Wednesday at Sally’s Hilltop Store on Post Boy Road outside Newcomerstown.

Sheriff’s deputies responded, with the suspect fleeing the scene before their arrival.

Detectives received a few leads related to the incident, and quickly located the male subject in question, but have not released his name to this point.

That individual is currently awaiting charges while in custody at the Tuscarawas County Justice Center.

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