Armed Robbery at Fuel Stop

Staff report

SIDNEY — A Sidney man was charged with aggravated robbery after Fuel Stop gas station on West Court Street reported an armed robbery on Wednesday morning.

Michael A. Sloan, 22, of Sidney, was arrested for aggravated robbery, and was taken to the Shelby County Jail after Sidney Police and Shelby County Sheriff Deputies responded to the report of the robbery at the gas station on Wednesday, Oct. 12 at 4 a.m.

According to the report, a male entered the business dressed in dark clothing with his face partially covered and brandishing a pistol. The suspect demanded money from the on duty clerk, who complied. The suspect then fled the store on foot and discarded his clothing and pistol as he ran.

Sloan was located within minutes of the call. The clothing and BB gun used in the robbery were recovered in close proximity to the gas station.

Staff report

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