Wednesday afternoon, Orange Police arrested Deondre Rayon, 17, of Orange for aggravated robbery in connection with the early morning robbery of The Country Store, located at the intersection of IH-10 and Hwy. 62. Information from area citizens led officers to get an arrest warrant for Rayon.

At about 12:45 Wednesday morning, three men entered the store, two armed with a pistol and a knife. The robbers forced customers to get on the floor. A woman’s purse containing cash and other items were stolen, along with money from the store’s cash register. All three robbers were wearing hoods

Rayon remains in the Orange County Jail with a bond of $25,000.