MONROE (WWJ) – Authorities in Monroe County have arrested a suspect, linked to an armed robbery in Bedford Township.

Monroe County Sheriff Dale Malone says Ella’s Party Store was the target just before 11 o’clock Sunday morning.

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The suspect entered the store and pulled out a small handgun and demanded cash.

The cashier put an undermined amount of money in a bag and the suspect fled the scene on a white car.

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Shortly after 7 a.m. Monday authorities released a statement saying they had a suspect in custody.

Anyone with additional information is asked to call Detective Sergeant Jeff Pauli at (734) 240-7745 or the Sheriff’s Office Detective Bureau at (734) 240-7530.

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