Visalia police arrested Talon Lee Penix, 20, early Monday on suspicion of an armed robbery in the 1300 block of East Mineral King Avenue.
The robbery took place at Flyers Gas Station, where a man entered shortly before 1:30 a.m., pulled out a large knife and demanded cash. The bandit then ran.
He was found hiding near Cain Street and Mineral King and with a knife and cash. Witnesses identified the suspect as Penix. He also admitted to committing two other robberies, police said.