POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. (KAIT) - Police have arrested two people suspected of robbing a liquor store at gunpoint.
Around 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 9, two masked men held up The Bottle Shop, 1006 S. Westwood Blvd. in Poplar Bluff, according to a Monday news release.
One of the alleged robbers pointed a handgun at the clerk and demanded money from the register.
After getting an undisclosed amount of cash, the two suspects then drove away in an unknown direction.
Just before 1:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 11, the Poplar Bluff Police Department announced on social media that both suspects had been identified and arrested.
Cheif Danny Whiteley thanked concerned citizens who “called in tips.”