Juvenile arrested for robbing Newton Circle K at gunpoint, police say

The Newton Police Department arrested a juvenile for robbing a Circle K in Newton on Monday, authorities said.

At 1:19 p.m. Monday officials received a call from the Circle K at 2442 W. NC 10 that a black black male with his face covered came into the store and robbed the store at gunpoint. The gunman demanded cash from the clerk, who cooperated. He then placed the cash into a backpack and fled, the police report said.

A witness was able to follow the suspect outside and take a pitcure of the suspect's vehicle and tags.

After a brief investigation authorities were able to track down an address related to the vehicle. The vehicle and the alleged suspect was ID'd by police, and an arrest occurred during a traffic stop.