UPDATE: Man sentenced for armed robbery

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BLACKMAN-LEONI TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WILX) - A man has been sentenced for the robbery of a convenience store that took place in November of last year.

Jackson County Prosecutor Jerry Jarzynka said James Jerard Patton plead guilty to armed robbery and intimidating a witness.

The armed robbery took place on Nov. 11, 2018, at a Shell Gas Station on 5th Street in Leoni Township, known as Johnny's.

Further investigation revealed that the suspect used a pneumatic gun during the robbery and stole over $400.

Patton has been sentenced to 12-30 years in the Department of Corrections for armed robbery and 10-15 years for intimidating a witness.

“We are pleased with Judge Wilson’s sentence,” said Prosecutor Jerry Jarzynka.

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