7-11 Robbery was an Inside Job, police say

By: News 10
By: News 10

LANSING - Police say the co-conspirator in the robbery of a 7-11 convenience store made it easier to find the thief. Lansing police were called to the 7-11 at Jolly and Aurelius at about 4 o'clock Monday morning. The female clerk there told police a man with a handgun had entered the story through the back. She said she was assaulted before the robber took money and the store's surveillance videotape.
While responding to the robbery, a Lansing officer spotted a suspicious vehicle nearby in the area of Mt. Hope and Aurelius. The car refused to stop for police. A brief pursuit ended when the suspect got out of his car at Ada and Baker Streets and ran away. A Lansing K-9 unit tracked the man to the 1500 block of Donora, where he was arrested without further incident.
Lansing police Capt. Ray Hall tells News 10 that the female clerk provided an accurate description of the man she said robbed the 7-11. During the course of the investigation, police say that they discovered the clerk was in on the robbery. Her boyfriend was the thief.
The 22-year-old man and 23-year-old woman are expected to be charged with larceny of a building, a felony.


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  • by anymous on Aug 8, 2011 at 09:11 PM
    Unfortunately I know thw man personal, I know him has a great father to his son his actions were way out of line, he would have never thought to do something so stupid unfortunately he got hooked up with the wrong girl he has sense changed and realize he was wrong
  • by Anonymous on Aug 7, 2011 at 11:21 PM
    Isnt that the truth here son should have been number one, but what can you say when you are on heavy drugs hopefully she spends some time in jail and can think about her actions
  • by Anonymous on May 2, 2011 at 11:18 PM
    how stupid can you be. she should have been thinking about her son. :(
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