Charges issued to Florissant armed robbery suspect

The St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office issued charges to a St. Louis man for holding up multiple St. Louis County businesses.

St. Louis resident, Arnold Mason, 29, was charged two counts of robbery in the 1st degree and two counts of armed criminal action.

According to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, Mason robbed a Florissant GNC store on Dec. 1, 2017, then on Jan. 4, he also robbed the Dollar General store also located in Florissant.

An investigation revealed that Mason entered Dollar General, pulled out a gun, and approached a clerk working at a cash register and demanded money.

No one was injured according to police.

Mason is being held on a $100,000 cash only bond.

Detectives from the St. Louis County Police Department Bureau of Crimes Against Persons conducted the investigation and presented the case to the St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s office where the above charges were issued.

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