La Crosse woman arrested, facing charges of armed robbery

Heidi Thompson accused of robbing King's Corner bar Monday morning

A La Crosse woman is facing charges after an armed robbery early Monday morning on the city’s south side.

La Crosse police said 24-year-old Heidi Thompson went into King’s Corner bar on South 8th Street and pointed a a .22 caliber gun at a bartender at about 1:50 a.m.. The bartender gave Thompson an undisclosed amount of money.

Police said as Thompson was leaving, a customer tried to stop her with a stun gun but was unsuccessful. Police arrested Thompson about ten minutes later at the 1000 block of Jackson Street.

Thompson is being held in the La Crosse County Jail on a $10,000 cash bond. She is facing charges of armed robbery and disorderly conduct.