A local high school student got arrested for trying to steal cash right out of the hand of a convenience store clerk.
Greenville Police arrested 16-year-old Demetrius Alston of Glendale Ct. for common law robbery.
Detectives say the Rose High School student lunged across the counter of the Pitt Stop One on Hooker Rd. Friday night, trying to grab the cash the clerk was holding. Police say the clerk pulled out his gun, and the teen took off running. Police chased Alston, and took him into custody.