Two Suspects Arrested In Connection With Overnight Armed Robbery

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Sioux Falls police have arrested two people who they say were responsible for an overnight armed robbery.

Police arrested 53-year-old Gregory Armstrong and 58-year-old Cordell Jackson on first degree robbery charges.

Police say Armstrong and Jackson entered Toppers Pizza located at 817 South Minnesota Avenue around 9:45 Tuesday night. The investigation revealed that one of the suspects distracted an employee by asking to exchange a bill for quarters while the other showed a firearm and demanded money.

Police say a delivery driver returning to the store saw the robbery in progress and called police.

Armstrong and Jackson fled the scene with $275.

After some time police say they located one suspect at a nearby gas station and the other was located near 17th and Spring Avenue.

Police say there was no injuries reported and most of the stolen money was recovered.



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