An Aiken County robbery suspect is in custody after being caught by police in Philadelphia.
Marvin Barefield, 25, was identified by the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office as a suspect in the May 15 armed robbery of Mini Shop, 2345 Augusta Road.
An anonymous tip to the sheriff’s office indicated Barefield could be in Philadelphia. Investigators forwarded the information to the Philadelphia Police Department which located the suspect today.
Barefield will be held until extradited to Aiken County where he faces charges of possession of a firearm during a violent crime, armed robbery and conspiracy to commit kidnapping.