Arrests Andre Logan, charged with robbery
On Friday at approximately 5:50 p.m., Mexico Public Safety responded to a business in the 1100 block of East Liberty in reference to a reported robbery. Investigation revealed that the suspect entered the business and made a small purchase. As the employee rang up the purchase, the suspect reached over the counter and took some money. The employee attempted to stop the suspect and there was a small struggle before the suspect fled the scene on foot.
Officers spoke with several helpful citizens throughout the evening and located the suspect, Andre Logan, 39, of Columbia, walking in the area of South Clark and South Street at 1:20 a.m. Saturday. Logan was arrested and processed at MPSD, and later taken to the Audrain County Jail for second-degree robbery. There were no injuries as a result of the incident.
Citizens are reminded that people arrested / charged with a crime are simply accused of the crime and are to be considered innocent until proven guilty.