Police arrest suspect in robbery of Loaf 'N Jug off Pikes Peak Avenue

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Police are looking for a suspect who robbed a Loaf 'N Jug Tuesday night.

It happened at the convenience store at the intersection of Pikes Peak Avenue and Circle Drive just after 7:30 p.m.

Police say the suspect walked up to the clerk and asked for a tobacco product.

When the clerk began to ring up the suspect, the suspect reached over the counter and tried to grab cash from the register.

Police say there was a short struggle and the clerk was hit in the face. The clerk was taken to a local hospital for treatment of minor injuries.

UPDATE: The suspect, 23-year-old Bishop Cushon, was arrested later Tuesday night.

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