24-year-old arrested in connection with armed robbery

Jacob Robbins
Jacob Robbins(WCAX)
Published: Sep. 16, 2020 at 7:39 AM EDT|Updated: Sep. 16, 2020 at 9:40 AM EDT
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SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) - Two people face charges in connection with a holdup at a South Burlington convenience store last month.

Police say it happened the morning of August 27 at the Champlain Farms on Williston Road. They say a man, later identified as Jacob Robbins, 24, showed a knife and demanded money from the clerk. He left the store with an undisclosed amount of cash. No one was injured in the incident.

Surveillance video of August 27 robbery
Surveillance video of August 27 robbery(South Burlington Police)

Robbins was arrested on Tuesday with the help of the Colchester Police after tip that he was spotted staying at Breezy Acres Trailer Park in Colchester. Colchester police say he was wanted for parole violations stemming from several armed robberies dating back to 2017.

Robbins is due in court Wednesday.

Police say also identified a juvenile getaway driver.

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