18-year-old charged in connection with Jan. 3 convenience store robbery

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(ABC 6 News) – An 18-year-old Mason City man has been charged in connection with the armed robbery of the Casey’s earlier this month

Jesup Allen Ward is facing a charge of robbery in the 1st-degree, a class B felony.

On January 3, officers responded to the convenience store at 813 North Federal Ave. at 9:39 p.m. on a report of an armed robbery that had occurred.

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Video surveillance showed a suspect pointing a handgun at employees who said the suspect demanded money.

No injuries occurred from the incident.

Ward is currently in custody at the Worth County Jail.