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Arrest made in connection with 7-Eleven convenience store robbery

Photo of the scene. (Source: KWES) Photo of the scene. (Source: KWES)
ODESSA, TX (KWES) -

An arrest has been made in connection with a convenience store robbery that occurred on Tuesday afternoon.

Douglas Skaggs, 56, was charged with aggravated robbery.

The robbery occurred at the 7-Eleven in the 4500 block of E. University Blvd.

We're told Skaggs placed a 12-pack of beer on the store counter, displayed a knife and demanded money from the cash register, along with a pack of cigarettes.

Authorities said they were later able to locate Skaggs in a white Ford F-150 that was seen leaving the store at the time of the robbery.

We're told Skaggs was positively identified as the suspect by the victim who reported the robbery.

Skaggs was arrested and taken to the Ector County Law Enforcement Center.

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