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17-year-old arrested in Flagler County convenience store robbery

He fired a shot at store security monitor

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(Flagler County Sheriff's Office)

PALM COAST, Fla. – A 17-year-old was arrested in Palm Coast after deputies said he fired a pistol at a security monitor of a convenience story during a robbery on Monday night.

Devaughn William Anderson, 17, was arrested when a Flagler County deputy, who was working on special detail in Seminole Woods due to recent burglaries, noticed a vehicle with its lights off in a cul-de-sac that was without houses. 

The robbery occurred at the Circle K at 191 Cypress Point Parkway just before midnight Monday when the robber, wearing a backpack, entered the store, pointed a firearm at the clerk and demanded all the money in the cash register.

Anderson, who deputies said matched the description of the convenience store robber, was in the vehicle with the backpack and gun that matched those used in the robbery.

Anderson was arrested on charges of armed robbery with a deadly weapon, discharging a firearm in public, possession of a firearm by a minor, carrying a concealed weapon, petit theft, grand theft over $300, giving a false name while detained, and criminal mischief resulting in more than $200 in damages. He was booked into the Flagler County Detention Facility and released to the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice.