Yakima police arrested a man Sunday they believe robbed the A&A Mini Mart in Yakima on Friday night.
A employee of the store on North Fifth Avenue saw the suspect standing across the street at 1 p.m. Sunday and called police. The suspect got into a vehicle headed north, which police stopped at the intersection of 16th Avenue and Fruitvale Boulevard.
They found a handgun that belonged to a mini mart employee inside, along with an undisclosed amount of money taken during the robbery Friday night, according to a news release.
Police said the man entered A&A Mini Mart about 8:40 p.m. Friday, pointed an assault-type rifle at the clerk and demanded money. Police found a rifle matching the description provided by witnesses in the vehicle, the release said.
The suspect was booked into the Yakima County jail on suspicion of robbery, being a felon in possession of a firearm, and possession of a stolen firearm.