Mullis said Wednesday afternoon that investigators had developed a “strong suspect” and expected an arrest to be made soon. The arrest was announced Wednesday night.
“Robberies have occurred around and inside buildings in the past, but they are rare, especially inside a building,” Mullis said.
Tuesday’s incident, however, the second recent armed robbery targeting Georgia State students.
According to a crime alert issued last week by the university, two students were robbed at gunpoint Dec. 10 at One12 Courtland, a student apartment complex one block north of the GSU bookstore. Four men entered the students' apartment around 9:15 p.m. and stole a laptop and PlayStation gaming system.
No injuries were reported.