Customers subdue armed robbery suspect in Watertown bar

Photo courtesy of the Codington County Sheriff's Office

Watertown, SD (KSFY) A Watertown man is behind bars, charged with robbing one business and trying to rob another Friday night.

Troy Wall, 48, is accused of robbing Empire Pizza and attempting to hold up Sparky’s Bar at knife-point.

The general manager of Sparky's Bar said customers held Wall down until officers arrived.

Police executed a search warrant at Wall's home following his arrest, recovering Empire Pizza's stolen cash register and an undisclosed amount of cash.

He now faces several charges including first degree robbery and two counts of aggravated assault.