Arrest made in Manatee County 7/11 robbery

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MANATEE COUNTY - Manatee County authorities have made an arrest in a 7-11 robbery earlier this week.

32-year-old Dustin Russ was arrested on Thursday.

According to investigators, Russ walked into the 7-11 in the 4400 block of Tallevast Road early Monday morning. He asked for a pack of cigarettes, and then demanded money from the clerk who gave him $75 in fear.

Deputies say Russ confessed to committing the crime.