ST. CLOUD (WJON News) -- A man faces a charge of 1st-degree aggravated robbery after allegedly pulling a BB gun on a store clerk.

St. Cloud Police were called to the Marathon gas station in the 700 block of 9th Avenue South just after 10:30 Friday night.

According to the criminal complaint, a store clerk said a man he didn't know walked into the store, started shopping for items, and became upset.

At one point the clerk asked the man to leave. That's when 20-year-old Demarion Farrell allegedly pulled a handgun out of a bag, said he was from Chicago and threatened to shoot the clerk. He then left the store without paying for the items.

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Witnesses saw Farrell leave on a bike headed west toward Lake George. Officers caught up with him a few blocks away.

Court records allege Farrell admitted to being at the store and threatening the clerk. Officers discovered a replica Colt .45 handgun and the stolen merchandise.

No one was hurt in the incident.


 

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