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Suspect who allegedly robbed Metro East gas station using knife is arrested

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Malcolm Schwentker, 20, is charged with one count of armed robbery. He allegedly robbed a Moto Mart in Mascoutah Malcolm Schwentker, 20, is charged with one count of armed robbery. He allegedly robbed a Moto Mart in Mascoutah

MASCOUTAH, Ill (KMOV.com) -- Police have arrested the man who they believe robbed the Moto Mart on East Main in Mascoutah Wednesday morning.

Malcolm Schwentker, 20, is charged with one count of armed robbery.

Police say he was wearing a brown coat and ski mask, was armed with a large knife, walked in and demanded money.

He allegedly ran off after getting and undisclosed amount of cash.

Officers tried to follow his footprints in the snow but eventually lost the trail. Police say a tip led them to him.

No one was injured in the incident.

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