Tip leads police to suspect in armed robbery of Marion liquor store

Police say the robbery fled on foot after taking money from a Sav-On Liquor Store in Marion Tuesday. (Photo: Marion Police Department Facebook)

MARION, Ind. (WTHR) - A suspect in an armed robbery at a Marion liquor store is in custody.

Police in Marion say they got a tip about the suspect caught on camera robbing a Save-On Liquor store with a butcher knife.

Officers found 27-year-old Thomas Pace at a bar early Thursday morning.

They subsequently searched his home and discovered clothes worn during the robbery.

He's now facing charges of robbery with a deadly weapon.

The suspect wore a hood and mask that covered part part of his face.

The clerk says the thief took money from the register then ran away.

No one was hurt.

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