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Deputies: Man arrested after robbing Olive Garden take-out counter at gunpoint

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Christopher Navarado (Source: Anderson Co. Detention) Christopher Navarado (Source: Anderson Co. Detention)
Robbery at Olive Garden (Aug. 9, 2017/FOX Carolina) Robbery at Olive Garden (Aug. 9, 2017/FOX Carolina)
Robbery at Olive Garden (Aug. 9, 2017/FOX Carolina) Robbery at Olive Garden (Aug. 9, 2017/FOX Carolina)
ANDERSON, SC (FOX Carolina) -

The Anderson County Sheriff's Office said an armed robbery at a restaurant is under investigation.

The Olive Garden on Clemson Boulevard was taped off with crime scene tape around 2 p.m. Deputies said an armed robbery occurred and a suspect was in custody.

The suspect was identified as 26-year-old Navarado Christopher Benjamin of Lithonia. Deputies said he entered the restaurant with a semi-automatic handgun and robbed a clerk at the takeout counter of $421.50.

He was apprehended shortly after the incident.

Benjamin is charged with armed robbery, resisting arrest, possession of a weapon during a violent crime and failure to stop for blue lights.

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