Gadsden man charged with felony robbery

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Tyler Daniel Watts (Photo: Etowah County Sheriff's Department)

ETOWAH COUNTY, Ala. – A man from Gadsden has been charged with a felony  in connection to a recent armed robbery allegation.

The Etowah County Sheriff’s Department arrested 27-year-old Tyler Daniel Watts after investigating reports of an armed robbery.

Authorities say that two individuals allegedly went to Watt’s residence to retrieve items that belonged to them.

The victims claim that when Watts invited them inside, he held one person at gunpoint with an AR-15 rifle and took the victim’s cell phone and wallet.  Watts then allegedly allowed the victims to leave the residence.

Watts is charged with felony first degree robbery and is currently being held at the Etowah County Detention Center with a $10,000 cash bond.