A Granite City man was arrested Wednesday and charged with robbing a store in Belleville.
Christopher Tate, 40, was charged with robbing Farm Fresh Dairy on Aug. 11, according to police.
Police had released surveillance footage of the robbery Tuesday. The video shows a white man walking into Farm Fresh Dairy, located at 1805 North Belt West, at 8:38 p.m. Saturday.
He walks up to the cash register and can be seen talking to someone behind the counter. According to police, he asked the clerk for several packs of cigarettes. He points his left arm at the clerk with a bag covering his hand, tells the clerk he has a weapon and demands money.
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Tate’s bail was set at $75,000.