Edward Louis Crowder, 53 of Rome, was arrested this week after reports said he robbed a liquor store on North Broad Street at gunpoint.

Police said that Crowder went to the store just after 10:40 in the morning on Tuesday December 19th and pointed a gun at the clerk and demanded money while threatening her life.

Crowder was able to leave the store with close to $700.

Crowder is charged with armed robbery, aggravated assault and probation violation.