Owensboro PD arrest suspect in gas station robbery

OWENSBORO, KY (WFIE) - Owensboro Police have arrested a suspect in a late night robbery.

Michael R. Jackson is charged with first degree robbery in connection with the holdup at the Kangaroo Express on W. Parrish Avenue. The robbery happened around 11:30pm Sunday.

Police say Jackson came in the store while a clerk was stocking coffee. He reportedly ordered the clerk to the front of the store with a gun to her back.

According to investigators, Jackson fled with money and cigarettes.

An anonymous tip led to him being identified in a police line-up.

Police say Jackson was also captured on surveillance video.

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