Man arrested minutes after gas station robbery

August 7, 2012 4:26:22 AM PDT
Middletown police say they have arrested a man shortly after a gas station was robbed.

Police were called to the Valero gas station about 9 p.m. Sunday for a report of a robbery. Officials say an armed, masked man held up the station and ran away.

The News Journal of Wilmington reports that officers from Middletown, Kent County and state police search for the suspect, who was caught running behind houses across from the gas station.

Twenty-five-year-old Usef Dickerson of Woodside was arrested and charged with robbery and other offenses.