Man arrested after armed robbery at Salt Lake City 7-Eleven

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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Jan. 10, 2019 (Gephardt Daily) — A suspect was arrested following an armed robbery at a Salt Lake City 7-Eleven on Wednesday night.

The robbery took place at the convenience store at 2917 S. Highland Drive at approximately 10:10 p.m., the Salt Lake City Police Department said in a news release.

“A man entered the 7-Eleven, brandished a gun and demanded money,” the news release said. “The clerk complied and the male fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash.”

K-9 officers were able to track the suspect, and police took him into custody without incident.

After being read his Miranda rights, the suspect admitted to doing the robbery, the news release said.

Officers booked the suspect into jail for robbery but at this time have been unable to positively identify the man.

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