A man wanted for armed robbery of several stores in Columbus has been arrested in Jacksonville, Fla., police said.
Jockas Gilchrist was arrested at around 5:15 p.m. at a residence in Jacksonsville, after information was developed about his location, Columbus police Lt. Lynn Joiner said.
Gilchrist is wanted by Columbus police for the armed robbery of a CVS store in 2009, the recent robbery of a Winn-Dixie on Milgen Road and a recent attempted armed robbery at a Winn-Dixie on South Lumpkin Road.
Gilchrist is being held at the Duval County jail in Florida. He will be brought back to Columbus once extradition is approved, police said.
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The arrest was a combined effort of the Columbus Police Department Fugitive Squad, the U.S. Marshal's based in Columbus and a U.S. Marshal Fugitive Unit in Jacksonville.