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Willmar police arrest holdup suspect

WILLMAR -- Willmar police are holding a suspect in connection with an armed robbery Monday night at a business located in the 800 block of Litchfield Avenue Southwest.

Police arrested Miguel Gregorio Camarillo, 33, no address given, after officers were dis-patched at 9:12 p.m. to a holdup alarm at the business. The clerk told officers that the suspect had a knife and that he ordered the clerk to go into the backroom while the suspect took the money.

The clerk and the suspect struggled over the knife. Both parties received minor injuries. The suspect was arrested approximately 8 minutes later about two blocks away.

Camarillo is being held in the Kandiyohi County Jail on charges of first-degree aggravated robbery and second-degree assault and is awaiting a court appearance, the police department said today.

The Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office assisted in the arrest.