Armed robber arrested within minutes, after committing the crime


Urbana - Within 16 minutes after an armed robbery, police had a suspect in custody.


Police say, they responded to reports of an armed robbery at the Circle K, at 809 W Greet Street, shortly after 8 p.m. Wednesday. The robber threatened the cashier and took cash from the register.


John Lee Moore, 48, was taken into custody, after police patrolling the area spotted Moore. Police say he matching the description given by the victim.  


Moore is awaiting formal charges.

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