Police arrest man in aggravated robbery case

Police arrest man in aggravated robbery case

POSTED: Monday, March 18, 2013 - 9:50am

UPDATED: Monday, March 18, 2013 - 9:51am

On Wednesday, March 13th, police arrested Marco Antonio Garcia, 25, in the aggravated robbery case of a Dollar Tree store.

Police were called to the store in reference to a person with a gun and when they arrived were informed, by witnesses, that a Garcia had pointed a handgun to one of the employees.

Witnesses say Garcia was confronted, outside the store, of taking some items without paying and he became confrontational with his accuser and walked to his vehicle, pulled out a weapon, re-entered the store and threatened one of the employees then leaving the scene.

He left the parking lot in a beige colored vehicle with a female passenger and was detained by officers on the 800 block of north expressway. Officers did find the weapon, which was a pellet gun, and arrested Marco Antonio Garcia, 25, and charged with aggravated robbery as well as have two outstanding warrants.

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