Robbery suspect arrested near gas station

No one injured during armed robbery at Kangaroo Express


JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A man is in custody after police said he robbed a Dinsmore gas station early Monday morning, armed with a handgun.

After 2 a.m., officers with the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office were dispatched to the Kangaroo Express, located at 9901 New Kings Road, in reference to an armed robbery.

"A suspect armed with a handgun entered the store, robbed it and fled on foot," an officer said.

JSO did not release what the suspect took from the gas station, but said no one was injured during the robbery.

"An individual matching the suspect description was located minutes later a short distance from the business," the officer said. "He was in possession of a handgun and the stolen items."

The suspect was arrested and interviewed by robbery detectives.

JSO has not released the suspect's identity.