Police announce arrest in Marshall's armed robbery

Store surveillance photo

An arrest has been made in the case of a robbery at a local department store last weekend.

According to DeWitt Police, a man entered the Marshall TMs store on Erie Boulevard Saturday afternoon and stole merchandise from the store. When confronted, the suspect threatened an officer with a knife before fleeing.

Police say they have arrested 39-year-old Anthony Morales of Gifford Street in Syracuse and charged him with one fount of first degree robbery, one count of criminal possession or a weapon, and one count of petit larceny. Police say he will be arraigned in DeWitt Town Court.

Original Story from Saturday:

Police are investigating an armed robbery that happened at the Marshall's store on Erie Boulevard in DeWitt.

The robbery happened around 3:45 p.m. Saturday. Police say a man, described to be between the ages of 30 and 40 years old, stole merchandise from the store. When an officer confronted him, the suspected pulled a knife and threatened him with it.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 449-3640 or 425-2333.