Police: Kentucky man robs gas station armed with hand lotion

William Walls, 35, of Louisville, was arrested Sunday, four days after the alleged robbery, WDRB News reported. He is charged with first-degree robbery.

Police officials in West Buechel, a small city southeast of Louisville, said that a man walked into a Murphy USA station on Nov. 22 and, indicating he had a gun in his shirt, pointed it at the employee and demanded money. The clerk handed over the cash and the robber fled in a vehicle parked outside. 

The fleeing man dropped a sack containing what was assumed to be his gun. Police looked inside and instead found a tube of lotion. 

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Walls became a suspect in the case when a witness came forward and said he recognized him as the man who robbed the store, WDRB reported. Investigators said Walls confessed to committing the crime. 

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