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SEMO woman arrested after armed robbery

Amanda Carr (SOURCE: Sikeston Police Dept.) Amanda Carr (SOURCE: Sikeston Police Dept.)
SIKESTON, MO (KAIT) -

Sikeston police arrested a woman accused of robbing a convenience store while armed.

Police said Amanda Carr, 29, went into the store with a large butcher knife and demanded money.

Store employees said they recognized her from visiting the store earlier.

She took cash from the register and ran outside.

Police later caught up with Carr and charged her with robbery and armed criminal action Sunday morning.

Her bond was set at $25,000.

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