Augusta man arrested in Gordon Highway gas station robbery

Thaddeus Toreze Brown

An Augusta man has been arrested in a Gordon Highway gas station robbery Wednesday evening.

Thaddeus Toreze Brown, 22, of the 2900 block of Meadowbrook Drive, was arrested Thursday in the robbery of the AM/PM store at 1898 Gordon Highway. He is charged with one count each of possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime and possession of a firearm by a First Offender Probationer.

According to a news release, a man in a black ski mask entered the store about 9:40 p.m. Wednesday with a handgun and demanded money.

The man ran away with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Brown was booked into Richmond County jail on Thursday evening. The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office said in a release that a “concerned citizen” provided information that led to Brown’s arrest.