Man arrested in Montcalm Co. armed robberies

MAPLE VALLEY TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — Authorities say a 28-year-old Sand Lake man accused of robbing two gas stations in Montcalm County has been arrested on two counts of armed robbery.

The man is accused of robbing the Pierson Trading Postin April and the Trufant Gas & Party Storein July.

On April 12, authorities say the suspect approached the employees while carrying a long gun. He told the employees to open the register and left with an undisclosed amount of money.

In July, authorities say the same man came into the station with a black bolt-action hunting rifle with a scope and a green sling and took an undisclosed amount of cash.

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