Suspect arrested after Morristown gas station robbery

Charles Douglas Bailey (source: Morristown Police Department)

MORRISTOWN (WATE) – A suspect has been arrested after an armed robbery in Morristown Thursday.

Charles Douglas Bailey, 32, was taken into custody after a traffic stop Thursday afternoon after police received numerous tips from the public.

(Photo: Morristown Police Department)

Police say he admitted to robbing the Shell gas station on South Cumberland Street around 3:30 a.m. Police say he had a gray cloth over his face and pulled out a chrome-plated revolver and demanded money.

Bailey ran away with an undisclosed amount of money, according to police. He is being held in the Hamblen County Jail and will be arraigned on charges of aggravated robbery Friday morning.

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