Clerk helps police arrest robbery suspect

A 7-Eleven clerk provided key details that helped police arrest a robbery suspect about 5 a.m. this morning.

The suspect allegedly pointed a gun at the clerk and demanded money when he entered the store at 8901 Wornall Road. The clerk immediately called authorities and provided a description of his distinctive white Cadillac and a partial license plate.

Kansas City police were nearby and quickly spotted his car. They discovered money and a handgun inside the car. The man, who was not immediately charged, is believed to be in his 50s.