Deputies catch man wanted for store robbery

SALISBURY - A man wanted for the armed robbery of a local convenience store has been captured by deputies.

Harry Alex Butler was caught Friday afternoon when the taxi in which he was riding was pulled over for a traffic stop.  It happened near the intersection of Faith Road and Highway 152.

Butler was wanted for the robbery of Steve's Corner Mart on Lentz Road in China Grove on Tuesday.

The clerk at the store said that Butler indicated that he was carrying a gun and that he grabbed the money out of the cash drawer and ran from the store.

Butler was also wanted for a probation violation.