Suspect arrested after Food Giant employee robbed at gunpoint in Cape Girardeau, MO

(Source: Mike Mohundro/KFVS)
(Source: Mike Mohundro/KFVS)

CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - A man has been arrested in connection with an armed robbery at a Cape Girardeau grocery store.

Odell Ramone Thompson, 25, was arrested in Iron County, Utah on Sunday, Nov. 5. He faces charges of robbery, armed criminal action, and burglary in Cape Girardeau County. He's also facing a charge of being a fugitive from justice in Utah.

The robbery happened an employee at Food Giant was robbed at gunpoint around 5:30 a.m. on Oct. 1.

The victim told police two men stole cash and the vehicle of one of the employees. Sergeant Rick Schmidt with the Cape Girardeau Police Department said the stolen vehicle was recovered a short distance away with no one inside.

Thompson's bond has been set at $100,000.

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