Armed robber arrested after crashing getaway car

Posted at 8:50 AM, May 10, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-10 19:59:39-04

A man is in custody after an armed robbery and crash early Tuesday morning.

The robbery happened just after midnight at a convenience store in the 4000 block of Aurelius Road.

Lansing police tell FOX 47 News the suspect walked into the store armed with a gun and demanded money. He got some cash and then fled- but he ended up crashing his car.

Police had units in the area and were able to quickly arrest him. No one was hurt. The stolen money was recovered by police.