Man arrested after armed robbery of Olive Garden in Anderson Co.

Navardo Christopher Benjamin
Navardo Christopher Benjamin (From: Anderson Co. Sheriff's Office)

ANDERSON CO., SC (WSPA) – The Olive Garden on Station Drive, off of Clemson Blvd. was robbed at gunpoint, according to Anderson Co. Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies say it happened just before 1:00pm Wednesday afternoon when a man wearing all red and armed with a handgun entered the restaurant and demanded money from an employee at the take out counter.

They say the suspect, 26-year-old Navardo Christopher Benjamin, took the cash and ran from the store and was arrested in the Old Navy parking lot after deputies recognized the suspect’s vehicle.

Benjamin is charged with Armed Robbery, Possession of a Weapon During a Violent Crime, Resisting Arrest, and Failure to Stop for a Blue Light.

Benjamin is being held in the Anderson County Detention Center.