A man was arrested late Monday night in connection with a robbery at a South Side convenience store.

Police said the suspect robbed the store in the 1800 block of Palo Alto Road just before midnight.

The man reportedly walked into the store, demanded money from the clerk and fled on foot.

Officers spotted the suspect near a creek and took him into custody. Police said the suspect had cash with him and a bottle of liquor.

The suspect's name has not been released and charges were unknown Tuesday morning.