Officers arrived on the scene and established a perimeter around the area based on witness accounts. A Joplin Police K9 was utilized and tracked the subject hiding in thick brush west of the store. The subject was arrested and the items were recovered.
The suspect is identified as David Price, 51, of Miami, Oklahoma. Price, pictured, is currently being held in the Joplin City Jail. Charges will be sought for First Degree Robbery and Armed Criminal Action from the Jasper County Prosecutorís Office.