Liverpool man charged with robbing Dollar General

Stephen Distaola, 56, is charged with robbing the Dollar General on Old Liverpool Road on Friday afternoon

Onondaga County Sheriff's Deputies made a quick arrest, after Friday afternoon's robbery at the Dollar General on Old Liverpool Road.

The suspect, 56 year old Stephen Distaola, was spotted a short way from the store, walking on Old Liverpool Road.

Deputies say that about 4:15pm on Friday, he went into the Dollar General, told a clerk he had a gun, and demanded $50.

Distaola did not have a gun at the time of his arrest, though the $50 was recovered by deputies.

No one was injured during the robbery.