Woman accused of robbing gas station

Karen Jones (Source: Hamilton County Sheriff's Office)
Karen Jones (Source: Hamilton County Sheriff's Office)

FOREST PARK, OH (FOX19) - A Forest Park woman is behind bars after police say she robbed a local gas station.

Karen Jones, 34, is charged with one count of aggravated robbery.

Police say Jones entered the Shell Gas Station on Kemper Meadows Drive around 10:15 p.m. Monday night. She showed a box cutter knife and took cigarettes and cash and placed them in a black gym bag. She then ran out the door in an easterly direction.

She was followed by a witness, who was able to point her out to a Forest Park Police Officer who was in the are. The officer caught up with her as she was reaching her getaway car and the black gym bag was recovered.

Jones was arrested and taken to the Hamilton County Justice Center.

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