A Roanoke man is behind bars, charged with armed robbery.
Salem Police say the robbery happened early Sunday morning in the 200 block of East Main Street.
Investigators say a female restaurant employee was walking to her vehicle when a man approached her and threatened her at knife point.
As the confrontation was happening, a fellow employee was walking out of the restaurant and approached his co-worker.
Police say the suspect then ran away.
The victim was able to give a description of the suspect to Police.
After searching the area, Salem Police arrested 32-year-old Adam Chitwood.
Police say Chitwood is being held in the Salem/Roanoke County Jail without bond.
The investigation is ongoing.