A man has been charged with armed robbery of a convenience store in the Loop.
Ardamis Simms, 35, of the 4800 block of S. Champlain Ave., is accused of entering a convenience store on the 100 block of N. Franklin Ave. on Dec. 5 at about 4:45 a.m. and announcing a robbery. He fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of money.
After identifying Simms as the offender, police arrested him and charged him with armed robbery and aggravated robbery.
Simms is due in bond court on Sunday.