Lamar Man Charged With Aggravated Robbery

Adam Zavala

A Lamar man has been arrested and charged with armed robbery following police pursuit.

According to the Lamar Police Department, their officers along with deputies from the Prowers County Sheriff's Office responded to the 300 block of East Olive Street on Tuesday at 2:30 a.m. after a tip about an armed robbery. That's at the Love's Country Store in Lamar.

Authorities set up a perimeter after deputies spotted a man running in the area.

Adam Zavala, 28, of Lamar, was found hiding in the area. Officers also found money close to the area where Zavala was located.

Zavala was arrested and charged with aggravated robbery, felony menacing and theft. He is being held in the Prowers County Jail on a $20,000 bond.