Ellis Bell Thornhill has been charged with an armed robbery at the Exxon at 4004 Hixson Pike after an officer spotted the car that was driven from the scene.
Thornhill, 36, is charged with aggravated robbery, evading arrest and possession of a controlled substance.
In the incident Tuesday, an officer was flagged down by a cashier at the Exxon, who said she was robbed by a black male who fled in a white four-door sedan.
The officer caught up with the vehicle at Atlanta Drive and North Access Road, but the driver refused to stop. There was a pursuit that ended at Stuart Street.
Police observed scattered loose bills in the vehicle along with a black scarf. The clerk said the robber was wearing a black scarf.
There was also a baggie containing a white substance.
Thornhill has an extensive record that includes arrests for theft, assault, drugs, gambling and traffic charges.