Officials with the Brazil City Police Department are searching for a man wanted in connection to an alleged robbery attempt that took place Sunday evening.
At approximately 8:20 p.m., Sunday, BCPD officers responded to the robbery attempt at 120 W. Jackson St., Cooper Tower, Brazil.
Officers spoke to a victim, who said two males entered his apartment, battered him, stole his handgun and threatened to use the handgun to kill him.
Officers later identified the potential suspects, one of which is in custody.
BCPD officers, along with officials from the Clay County Sheriff's Department, discovered Christopher Loughmiller, 23, at a rural Brazil residence. Loughmiller was taken into custody without incident and arrested for his alleged involvement in theft and assisting a criminal.
The second suspect, Sankey Rust, 29, is wanted for robbery, among other felony charges. Officials said he is alleged to be in possession of a handgun and should be considered armed and dangerous.
Officials are urging residents to contact the Brazil City Police Department regarding the whereabouts of Rust by calling 446-2211.