Florence Police: Two in custody for Wednesday morning armed robbery

Sidney Ray Goins (left); Christopher Alan Parker (right)

Sidney Ray Goins (left); Christopher Alan Parker (right)

FLORENCE, Ala. (WHNT) – Two men are in police custody for the Wednesday morning robbery of a Kangaroo gas station on Cox Creek Parkway in Florence.

According to investigators, 26-year-old Christopher Alan Parker was arrested Thursday afternoon and charged with robbery.

Police say the second suspect, 56-year-old Sidney Ray Goins, is behind bars in Tennessee after a chase with authorities shortly after the robbery.

Florence police are seeking arrest warrants for Goins in Alabama.

Investigators say both men are accused of entering the store and stealing money and alcohol at gun point.


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