Arrest made in Family Dollar robbery

Arrest made in Family Dollar robbery

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PEORIA, Ill (HOI) -- -

Peoria police have made an arrest from a robbery Wednesday afternoon.

This is 46-year-old Allen Gills.

He was arrested Wednesday for aggravated robbery and possession of drug paraphernalia. 

The robbery happened just after 2 p.m. at the Family Dollar on Wisconsin. 

Police said Gills walked into the store, demanded money, got an undisclosed amount, and fled the scene. 

He was arrested just about 3 hours later. 

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