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Winchester Man Arrested in Armed Robbery

Police arrested a Winchester man Sunday after they say he robbed another man at gunpoint .
WINCHESTER, Va. - Police arrested a Winchester man Sunday after they say he robbed another man at gunpoint. 

It happened around 11 p.m. on the 300 block of National Avenue. 

Officers say when they first responded to the scene they were not able to find the suspect. The victim described the man as having short dark hair, and was wearing a red plaid jacket and dark jeans. They say just before midnight they spotted a man who matched the description of the suspect at the intersection of Gray and National Avenues.

Police arrested Carl Preston Edwards, 31, and transported him to Northwestern Regional Adult Detention Center. 

He's charged with robbery, use of a firearm in commission of a felony and drunk in public. 

The incident remains under investigation. 
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