Police arrest 2 suspected of robbing liquor store

Police arrest 2 suspected of robbing liquor store

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.

Police need the public’s help identifying two people suspected of robbing a liquor store at gunpoint.
Police need the public’s help identifying two people suspected of robbing a liquor store at gunpoint. (Source: Poplar Bluff Police Dept.)

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.

Police need the public’s help identifying two people suspected of robbing a liquor store at gunpoint.
Police need the public’s help identifying two people suspected of robbing a liquor store at gunpoint. (Source: Poplar Bluff Police Dept.)

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.”

Chief Danny Whiteley would like to thank all the concerned citizens who have called in tips in reference to the...

Posted by Poplar Bluff Police Department on Monday, January 11, 2021

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