Male arrested for robbery in St. Catharines

NRP made a  quick arrest in a convenience store robbery.

Police were called to the DollarMart in the Midtown Plaza on Welland Avenue around 7:00 p.m. last night.

That's where a male suspect confronted a female clerk and demanded money.

After damaging the front counter, the suspect fled with a quantity of cash.

Police and a K9 unit found him nearby.

Charged with robbery is 34-year-old Kyle Pirko of St. Catharines.