AIKEN, S.C. (WJBF) – One man is behind bars in connection with an early morning armed robbery of an Aiken hotel.
42-year-old Aaron Shah Khan of Lancaster was arrested and charged with Armed Robbery.
Investigators tell us that the incident occurred at 5:19 a.m. Thursday morning when Khan allegedly entered the lobby of the Sleep Inn on Monterey Drive in Aiken, took the front desk cash drawer and told the clerk that he had a gun.
Khan then reportedly left in a dark colored SUV.
Officers later found him at Greenbrier Apartments on Nancy Lane.
After trying to contact Khan numerous times, officers obtained a search warrant to enter the home.
Khan was found inside and taken into custody without incident.