Man arrested after armed robbery at Dollar General in Mounds

MOUNDS, IL (KFVS) - One man was arrested after an armed robbery at a Dollar General store in Mounds Thursday night.

Mounds Police Department received a 911 call Thursday around 8:40 p.m. about an armed robbery at the Dollar General in Mounds.

Mounds Police say Noah Hightower went into the store with an assault rifle wearing a ski mask and overalls and demanded money. Police say he took the money and left.

Mounds officers arrested Hightower about a quarter mile away.

They arrested him and took him to Tri-County Detention Center.

They did locate money and the gun.

Illinois State Police were called to process the scene.

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