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Suspect in armed robbery arrested

Posted at 12:58 PM, Sep 09, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-09 12:58:27-04

DELHI TWP., Mich. — On Sunday, September 8, there was a report of an armed robbery at Shroyer's Auto Parts.

It happened around 8 a.m. at 2740 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. in Delhi Township.

A lone employee at the address told deputies that he was physically assaulted by a person dressed in dark clothing and that he was threatened with a knife, according to police.

The suspect took off after taking keys to a vehicle, cash, and other items.

Detectives were able to locate the suspect later that day at a home in south Lansing, but he took off running when they approached.

A foot pursuit ensued and the 38-year-old man was caught and arrested.

He is in the Ingham County Jail awaiting his arraignment for armed robbery, felonious assault, and resisting/obstructing police.

Deputies say that the employee suffered minor injuries from the assault.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Ingham County Sheriff’s Office at 517-676-8251.

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