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Man arrested for robbing gas station

Posted: 2:25 PM, Dec 10, 2015
Updated: 2015-12-10 14:25:20-05

Police have arrested a 27-year-old man suspected of robbing a gas station early Thursday morning.

It happened around 2 a.m. at the Shell Gas Station on Wildwood Avenue in Jackson.

Police were able to identify the man as a robbery suspect who entered the gas station wearing a black ski mask and brandishing a handgun.

A K-9 Unit was unable to track the suspect but police were able to arrest the man after finding evidence from the robbery inside a vehicle during a traffic stop.

He's currently lodged at the Jackson County Jail on charges related to the robbery.

The man's name won't be released until he's arraigned.