A 24-year-old man suspected of holding up a Moreno Valley convenience store at knifepoint last week was being held Tuesday in lieu of $30,000 bail.

Kamonte Ramone Miller of Perris was arrested Monday and booked into the Robert Presley Jail in Riverside on suspicion of robbery and conspiracy.

According to the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department, Miller is accused in a March 10 holdup in the 12000 block of Frederick Street, just south of the Moreno Valley (60) Freeway.

Sheriff’s Sgt. Ryan Marcuse alleged that the suspect entered the business about 10:30 p.m., pulled a knife on the clerk, ordered him to step aside, then went behind the counter and grabbed an undisclosed amount of cash from the register.

No one was injured.

The suspect fled immediately afterward , and patrol deputies responding to the victim’s 911 call searched the area without success, Marcuse said.

He said detectives picked up leads, including video from the Moreno Valley Citywide Camera System, that ultimately pointed to Miller as the alleged perpetrator, and an arrest warrant was served at his residence near the intersection of Marigold Drive and Old Evans Road.

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