One arrested in connection with alleged armed robbery in East Moline

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Police say a man was arrested in connection with an armed robbery at an East Moline gas station.

According to the East Moline Police Department, on Friday, November 8, 2013 shortly after 8 p.m. police arrested 29-year-old Ryan DeRoo after receiving a report of an armed robbery in progress at Git-N-Go on Avenue of the Cities.

An undisclosed amount of money was taken during the robbery, said officials.

Police said DeRoo was taken to the Rock Island County Jail.