Yesterday just after noon. Police officers of the Saint Peter Police Department arrested Scorpio Lee Rosales for the charge of 1st Degree Robbery. Rosales was arrested without incident and is being held in the Nicollet County Jail pending a formal court appearance.

Authorities say the alleged crime was committed on September 13, when Rosales confronted a Saint Peter business owner with a handgun.

Rosales quickly entered a business on Mulberry Street in Saint Peter. As he entered the business he ran at an employee, pointing a handgun at the individual’s head while demanding money.

The efforts of Saint Peter Police officers and information from the Saint James Police each resulted in the successful identification and apprehension of Rosales.

The investigation is ongoing.