||Charges filed in Choctaw County store robbery
ACKERMAN, Miss. (WTVA) — An Alabama man faces two counts of armed robbery for a Monday holdup in Choctaw County.
William "Jake" McMillan, 27, of Bay Minette was captured after a short pursuit Monday afternoon.
McMillan is accused of entering Bywy Grocery on Highway 9 in Ackerman and demanding money at gunpoint from the clerk.
The clerk refused to hand over the money, but called the store's owner to the counter.
McMillan demanded the money from the store owner at gunpoint and she complied.
After forcing both women to the rear of the store, McMillan left and headed north on the highway.
The store owner followed McMillan in her personal vehicle and entered Montgomery County.
The Montgomery County sheriff and deputies were able to stop McMillan after a short pursuit and foot chase.
Cash and a firearm were recovered from McMillan's vehicle.
He is currently being held in the Choctaw-Winston County Correctional Facility on a $50,000 bond.
McMillan is also being held for authorities in Baldwyn County, Alabama on more felony charges.