Police arrest man wanted for local Family Dollar robberies

Artavius Brown

Artavius Brown

ATLANTA — A man wanted in a string of robberies at Family Dollar stores and at a Tucker bank was apprehended Friday.

Artavius Brown, who was wanted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, was arrested by Atlanta Police officers in the Thomasville Heights area of Atlanta, FBI Special Agent Stephen Emmett said. He was transferred into federal custody Saturday.

The 23-year-old faces a federal criminal complaint for the armed robbery of the PNC Bank in Tucker on June 21.

He was also wanted in the robbery of 24 Family Dollar stores, including six in Gwinnett.