Suspect nabbed after allegedly robbing Covington discount store


LITHONIA, Ga. - Covington police say an armed robbery suspect they chased to DeKalb County is in custody after he hit a store employee in the face.

Police said the man robbed a Fred's Super Dollar in Covington and then drove to the Kohl's at Stonecrest Mall in Lithonia Sunday afternoon. In the store, the man tried tried to steal and change clothes. They said he hit a female employee who approached him.

Investigators said they recovered cash and a BB gun they said the man used to rob the Fred's.