Armed robbery suspect arrested, being questioned by police

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — As of 4 a.m. Thursday morning, the suspect is in custody.

The suspect fled from his apartment and after a short chase, the police arrested him.

There are no official charges at this time and he is being questioned by detectives.

A suspect walked into a Rapid Roberts with a gun and demanded money.

At approximately 9:42 p.m., Springfield police officers responded to the armed robbery that happened at Elfindale and Kansas Expressway.

Lieutenant Curt Ringgold says the clerk handed over the money and nobody was hurt.

There were customers inside the store when the incident occurred.

According to Ringgold, the description of the suspect is a black male in a blue hoodie.

We will continue to update this story with more information.

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — There is a heavy police presence at a Rapid Roberts Gas Station near Kansas and Sunshine.

We are working to figure out what is going on there.

We’ll pass along more information as we get it into our newsroom.

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