Evans Police Make Arrest in Connection With Armed Robbery of VFW Post

April 25, 2012 Updated Apr 25, 2012 at 11:22 AM EDT

By WKBW News

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Evans Police Make Arrest in Connection With Armed Robbery of VFW Post

April 25, 2012 Updated Apr 25, 2012 at 11:22 AM EDT

(WKBW release) The Evans Police Department said Wednesday that it has made an arrest in connection with the April 22 armed robbery of VFW Post 5798 in the Town of Evans.

Evans Police said 24-year-old Steven A. Vail of Angola was arrested Tuesday night on a felony first-degree robbery charge.

According to police, a masked individual brandishing a knife entered the VFW and confronted a pair of female employees on April 22. The suspect took money from the cash register and fled on foot, police said.