Suspect claims hold-up was for drug money

Published 11/04 2013 12:18PM

Updated 11/04 2013 12:23PM

URBANA -- A man reportedly trying to support his drug addiction is now charged with robbery. It happened Thursday at Mr. Gas on East Main.

Police say 25-year old Zach Sanderson was wearing gloves and a ski mask when he demanded money. He fled the scene but was caught a short time later.

Sanderson told officers he needed money for his heroin addiction. If convicted, he faces up to 30-years in prison.

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