MCSO: Monroe County man arrested for library armed robbery, assault
Monroe, MI (WTVG) - A Monroe County man was arrested Thursday after an alleged armed robbery and assault of library employees, according to Monroe County Sherriff’s Office.
Ashton Williams, 21, from Frenchtown Township was reported to have gone into the library wearing a mask and demanding money from the employees.
Authorities say that he began to physically assault the employees before one of the workers was able to remove the man’s mask, leading him to flee the scene. According to officials, authorities found the suspect walking and arrested him.
Williams was charged with two counts of armed robbery and two counts of unlawful imprisonment. His bond was set at $500,000.
MCSO asks that anyone with further information contact the Monroe County Sherriff’s Office Detective Bureau at 724-240-7530.
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