UPDATE: Arrest made in gas station robbery

A Gardnerville man was arrested Tuesday shortly after robbing a Carson Street gas station, officials said.

Robert Swindall, 39, allegedly slid a note to the clerk, then fled after receiving five $20 bills. No weapon was shown.

After ditching his jacket containing his name, police found it and located Swindall at a motel nearby.

He is being held on $40,000 bail.


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