Anthony Heyward, 17, is charged with armed robbery and possession of a firearm during the commission of a violent crime, said Charles Francis, spokesman for the Charleston Police Department.
Heyward and another suspect allegedly robbed a man Friday night as he was walking to his apartment in the Cypress Cove Apartments at 3950 Mary Adler Ave.
The man called police and said two men had robbed him, then fled the scene on foot, Francis said. Officers arrived on scene and established a perimeter. They apprehended Heyward. The other suspect was not arrested but police are in the process of identifying him.
Anyone with information about this incident can call the Charleston Police at 577-7434 or Crime Stoppers at 554-1111.