Police Bust Store Robbery Suspect

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Nicholas Thomas (Photo from Amherst police)

AMHERST, Ohio–  Police arrested a man after they said he robbed the Junction Beverage Drive Thru on Milan Ave. on Sunday night.

They said the suspect, later identified as Nicholas Thomas, 25, showed a knife during the robbery.

Police said an employee chased after the suspect. He was later arrested in a field behind Faith Baptist Church on N. Lake St.

The Lorain man was charged with aggravated robbery.

Police are investigating whether the robbery and a robbery at Pure gas station are related.

In that incident, the suspect stole $300 and a couple packs of cigarettes.