Gainesville man arrested for robbing convenience store

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GAINESVILLE, Tex. (KXII) -- A man is in jail accused of robbing one gas station and stealing from another.

Investigators said around 10 p.m. Friday, Kevin King threatened the clerk at JR's Food Mart on Grand Street with a knife.

Police also allege about two hours later, King stole two beers from the Valero store.

Police said they used surveillance to identify king as the suspect and he was arrested at his house a short time later.

King faces charges for theft and aggravated robbery.

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