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Suspected armed robber identified by friend

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Anthony Spaulding (Source: LMDC) Anthony Spaulding (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A man suspected of stealing money from a restaurant was identified by a friend working at the restaurant during the robbery, police said.

Anthony Spaulding is accused of taking $600 from a register at Indi's Fast Food Restaurant on Dixie Highway on May 30.

Police said Spaulding, carrying a handgun, ordered the employees to lie on the ground. One of the employees, who police said was a friend of Spaulding, identified him as the robber, according to an arrest report.

While searching Spaulding's home, police found drugs, scales and a large amount of money, the report says.

Spaulding is charged with first-degree robbery, trafficking in a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

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