Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - A Rochester man has pleaded guilty to robbing a rural Olmsted County convenience store.

Sentencing has been scheduled in September for 24-year-old Dezmon Johnson.

He admitted using a pellet handgun to hold up Jeff’s Little Store in Marion Jan. 19th. 

Johnson fled the business with just over $200 in cash. He abandoned his pickup truck a short distance away and broke into a garage in an attempt to hide from law enforcement officers. He was apprehended and officers recovered the stolen money and the gun.

Dezmon Johnson 0 Olmsted County ADC

Johnson admitted he was the robber.

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