Woman Arrested On Armed Robbery Charge

In Jackson County, a woman faces armed robbery charges after an incident at a gas station in Murphysboro.

Police say 31-year-old Jo Lynn Gentry of Murphysboro was arrested a few hours after the attempted robbery at the AmStar on the 1500 block of Walnut Street. Gentry is accused of holding a clerk at knife point and demanding money around 10 p.m. Saturday. 

However, police say the clerk threatened to subdue Gentry with a taser and she left the scene. She was arrested at her home around Midnight.

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