Decatur – Decatur Police make an arrest in an armed robbery.
It happened at JB's liquor at 1120 East Wood Street in Decatur Tuesday morning, around eight. Police say the employee was getting ready to open the store, when a suspect wearing a mask and gloves, holding a kitchen knife came in demanding money. The suspect tried to slash him with the knife.
The suspect Richard Valadez was arrested about an hour later at an apartment in the 100 block of South Calhoun, after witnesses helped police identify him.
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