Fair Haven man arrested for liquor store robbery

John Barsalow

RUTAND, Vt. (WCAX) A Fair Haven man will be in court Monday after police say he tried to rob a Rutland liquor store.

Officers say John Barsalow, 29, walked into Terrill Street Discount Beverages Sunday afternoon and handed the store clerk a note demanding money. He was unsuccessful and ran.

Police looked at surveillance cameras and talked with witnesses who identified Barsalow. They found him a short time later on River Street and arrested him.