Man accused of gas station hold-up


BLOOMINGTON — An area man faces charges for an armed robbery. Authorities say it happened about 6 am, Tuesday, at Freedom Oil, in the 1800-block of West Market Street.

A man reportedly entered the store with a handgun, demanded money and fled with an undisclosed amount. No one was hurt.

Officers later located a subject matching the suspect description near the scene. 29-year old Darrold Scott was arrested.

Scott is also accused of unlawful possession of a firearm. Police say a gun was recovered during their investigation.

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