Deputies arrest Melrose armed robbery suspect after releasing photos

Published: Dec. 7, 2022 at 3:57 PM EST
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MELROSE, Fla. (WCJB) - Putnam County Sheriff’s Office deputies have found the suspect in an armed robbery in Melrose on Tuesday night.

Just hours after releasing photos of the man, deputies identified Dwayne Kirk Tennant as the man they say went into the Melrose Food Mart on State Road 100 and robbed the business. He then left the store in a red van.

He was arrested on Wednesday and will appear in court on Thursday.

In a Facebook post, the sheriff’s office thanked “everyone who shared tips” and their “partner crime analysts in Gainesville.”

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