Armed Robbery at Convenience Store in Mountain Iron

By KBJR News 1

Armed Robbery at Convenience Store in Mountain Iron

February 13, 2013 Updated Feb 13, 2013 at 12:41 PM CDT

Mountain Iron, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- Authorities have taken a suspect into custody following the report of an armed robbery at a store in Mountain Iron.

The St. Louis County Sheriff's Office received a report of an armed robbery around 9:30 Wednesday morning at Little Joe's Convenience Store along Nichols Ave, in Mountain Iron.

Officers were told that a 50 year old woman had come into the store and allegedly tried to rob the clerk at knife point.

Deputies responded the scene and found the suspect about one block away from the store and was reportedly still holding the knife.

The suspect was taken into custody without incident.

Authorities say that formal charges are pending against the suspect.

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