Masked bandit captured after taking off with convenience store cash register

A 31-year-old man is in custody after a convenience store robbery in the 800 block of Arlington Street Tuesday night.Police say the suspect entered the store around 9:20 p.m. with his face covered. Armed with a knife, he went into an employees-only area behind the counter, demanded money and threatened the employees.After stealing several packs of cigarettes, the suspect grabbed the cash register and fled the store with it.The K-9 unit was able to track the suspect to a back yard on Home Street.READ MORE: Winnipeg woman robbed by hammer-wielding suspect in Tuxedo neighbourhoodDevon Kenny Mitchel Spence faces charges of robbery and disguise with intent.He’s being detained at the Winnipeg Remand Centre.WATCH: Police investigating 1,200 thefts from MLCC stores in 2018