UPDATE: Meridian Twp Police catch armed robbery suspect

UPDATE – The Meridian Township Police tell 6 News the suspect ran from the restaurant and got on a bicycle. He then rode away towards the Central Park area and attempted to hide in the brush. Officers tracked him and arrested him there without incident.

OKEMOS, Mich (WLNS) – Meridian Township Police say they have arrested a suspect in an early-morning armed robbery at a fast-food restaurant.

6 News is told the man entered the Burger King in Okemos just before 6:00 a.m. and threatened the employees with a weapon. He then demanded money and ran away towards the Meridian Mall.

Officers tracked the suspect into the Central Park area where he was arrested about ten minutes later.

There were no injuries and it’s not known at this time how much money was taken.

6 News will update the story online and on 6 News at Noon.

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