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Moncks Corner police have made an arrested a man accused of holding up a BP gas station Friday at gunpoint.

Deion Malik Watson, 19, of Club Lane in Moncks Corner, is charged with armed robbery, police reported.

The arrest was made in connection with an incident around 3:15 a.m. at the gas station on North Highway 52.

The store’s clerk told police a man armed with a rifle stole roughly $100 then fled the scene. An investigation and evidence found at the scene led police to Watson.

Watson was being held Friday at the Hill-Finklea Detention Center awaiting a bond hearing.

The state Department of Probation and Parole and the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office assisted in the arrest, police said.

Reach Christina Elmore at 843-937-5908.