Police in Springfield took a man into custody on suspicion of robbing a liquor store on East Bennett.
Lieutenant Robert Byrne says it was an undetermined amount of cash that was taken from the Brown Derby.
Byrne says they found the suspect a short time later near the 1900 block of East Marsa .
When police arrested the robber, who fit the description of what the employee told them, they also found a knife on him.
The man was taken to jail awaiting formal charges.