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One in custody following grocery store armed robbery

Jonesboro police responded to an armed robbery Saturday evening at Bill's Cost-Plus on Hilltop.
Jonesboro police responded to an armed robbery Saturday evening at Bill's Cost-Plus on Hilltop.(Source: KAIT-TV)
Published: Jun. 12, 2021 at 6:37 PM CDT|Updated: Jun. 13, 2021 at 9:13 AM CDT
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JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - Police arrested a man Sunday in connection with a robbery at Bill’s Cost-Plus on Hilltop.

UPDATE: Suspect has been apprehended! Jonesboro Police are investigating a Commercial Robbery this afternoon. A...

Posted by Jonesboro Police Department on Saturday, June 12, 2021

The robbery happened around 6:20 p.m. Saturday, June 12.

The male suspect went into the store, proceeded to rob the business and left with an undisclosed amount of money, police said.

Following the holdup, police said the suspect headed toward the Brookland area on Highway 49.

Two hours after the robbery, Jonesboro police announced they had arrested the suspect.

Region 8 News spoke with the worker who was confronted by the suspect. He said he was okay and has had time to calm down.

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