MOORHEAD — Police have arrested a man suspected of committing a knifepoint robbery in the Romkey Park neighborhood in south Moorhead on Wednesday, Oct. 9.

John Sargent, 34, was booked into the Clay County Jail on suspicion of first-degree aggravated robbery, Moorhead police said in a news release.

About 4:45 p.m. Wednesday, officers were sent to the 1800 block of Ninth Avenue South on a report of a robbery.

The victims told police they were meeting Sargent to buy a gaming system when he took their money and pulled out a knife, according to police.

The victims fled and were not hurt. Sargent stayed in the area, and officers quickly arrested him, police said.