Jefferson City strong armed robber arrested

Joseph Cooper was arrested after allegedly robbing a Breaktime Thursday.

A Jefferson City man was arrested Saturday after allegedly robbing a Breaktime on West Main Street Thursday.

Jefferson City Police say an officer approached a group of juveniles at the Skate Park on Washington while on routine patrol, and a person matching the suspect's description ran off when he saw the officer approach.

The officer pursued the suspect on foot and was able to apprehend him with the help of another responding officer.

21-year-old Joseph Cooper was arrested for second-degree robbery and felony resisting arrest.

He was taken to Cole County Jail.