Onondaga County Sheriff Kevin E. Walsh reports that deputies have made an arrest today following a robbery of the Dollar General in the Town of Salina.

At about 4:15 pm,  56 year old Stephen Distaola of Liverpool entered the Dollar General store located at 602 Old Liverpool Rd in the Town of Salina. Distaola told a clerk that he was in possession of a gun and demanded $50.00.

After receiving the money, Distaola ran out of the store. A short time later, Distaola was observed walking by deputies on Old Liverpool Rd near School Rd and taken into custody.

There were no injuries reported during the robbery.

No weapons were observed by the clerk and Distaola was not in possession of a weapon at the time of his arrest.

The $50.00 was recovered by deputies.