14-year-old arrested in connection to Big Rapids armed robbery


BIG RAPIDS, Mich. — A 14-year-old is in custody on the suspicion of committing armed robbery at a Big Rapids gas station early Thursday morning.

The robbery took place before 1 a.m. at the Admiral Gas Station on State Street, according to the Big Rapids Police Department (BRPD).

We’re told the suspect pointed a gun at a woman inside the gas station and demanded money.

BRPD says the suspect has since been identified as a juvenile, adding he may also be connected to a stolen vehicle out of Evart.

Investigations revealed the suspect has a close friend living in Evart. BRPD says the stolen car and the suspect were found at that home. The suspect was reportedly arrested at 6 p.m. Thursday.

The clothes matching the suspect’s description and a sidearm were also found, according to police.

The suspect is facing charges of armed robbery and carrying a concealed weapon.

BRPD credits Ferris State University DPS, the Oceola County Sheriff’s Office, Michigan State Police, the Mount Pleasant Police Department and Evart Police Department for their assistance.

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