DECATUR, AL (WAFF)- Police made an arrest in a robbery that happened in Decatur, Wednesday morning.
Authorities said the victim was approached outside his home
on 19th Avenue SE by a man with a handgun, demanding money. After a struggle, the
offender fled on foot and the victim called 911.
Not long after, officers on patrol spotted the man and
Alveno Metcalf, 53, was arrested and charged with
first-degree robbery. He was also charged with "Certain Persons Forbidden from
Possessing a Pistol" after authorities found that Metcalf had prior felony
convictions for robbery and discharging a firearm into an occupied
Bond for Metcalf has not yet been set.
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