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1 arrested in connection to Blytheville Dollar General armed robbery

Kentrelle Martin (Source: Blytheville Police Department) Kentrelle Martin (Source: Blytheville Police Department)
BLYTHEVILLE, AR (KAIT) -

One person has been arrested by the Blytheville Police Department in connection to the armed robbery of a Dollar General.

Captain Scott Adams said 20-year-old Kentrelle Martin was taken into custody during the investigation of another robbery. While being interviewed, Martin gave police information linking him to the armed robbery on Feb. 2.

Adams said 3 men entered the Dollar General at 1533 N. 6th Street with handguns and demanded money. They also threatened to kill an employee. 

This incident and other robberies are still under investigation by the police department and detectives are following leads to try to make more arrests, according to Adams.

Martin was arraigned on Wednesday and bond was set at $125,000.

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