Man arrested after armed robbery at Horizon’s Deli in St. Johnsbury

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ST. JOHNSBURY — Police say they have arrested a suspect after a reported armed robbery at Horizon’s Deli.

The St. Johnsbury Police Department located and arrested 39-year-old Jeffrey T. Tompkins, following an investigation yesterday.

Tompkins was lodged at the Northeast Regional Correctional Facility on $10,000 bail.

The incident took place on Railroad Street just before 7:30 p.m. 

It was reported that officers believed the suspect was armed with a knife during the incident.

The investigation involved the cooperation of numerous witnesses and assistance from members of the public.

“The St. Johnsbury Police Department would like to thank those who stepped forward to provide the information needed to result in this arrest,” a statement issued by police reads.