Police arrest suspect in Boonville Break Time robbery

3 years 1 month 3 weeks ago Wednesday, October 22 2014 Oct 22, 2014 Wednesday, October 22, 2014 9:27:00 AM CDT October 22, 2014 in News
By: Drew Whiteman, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

BOONVILLE - Police said Wednesday they have arrested one of the two suspects they believe were involved in the robbery of a Boonville Break Time May 17.

Citizen information and help from the Columbia Police Department led Boonville police to arrest 24-year-old Joshua Harrington of Columbia on charges including first-degree robbery, armed criminal action and the unlawful use of a weapon. 

Boonville police also issued a warrant for the arrest of a second suspect, 21-year-old Daniel Diaz of Kirksville, on suspicion of the same three charges in connection to the robbery. 

In May, police said two men walked into the Break Time on Route B and Americana around 3:40 a.m., fired a shot and got away with money. 

Police later identified a gray colored Hyundai four-door car they believed may have been involved in the robbery.

Boonville police encourage anyone with information on the incident or the suspect to call them at (660) 882-2727.

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