2 arrested in connection with Sparta armed gas station robbery

Posted at 4:25 PM, Feb 25, 2015
and last updated 2015-02-25 16:25:15-05

SPARTA, Mich. — Two men have been arrested in connection witha Jan. 12 armed robbery at the AGO gas station, 560 E. Division.

Joel Francis Thompson, 23, and 25-year-old Corey Steven Robach are facing charges of armed robbery and conspiracy to commit armed robbery.

Thompson was charged Wednesday, and Robach is scheduled to be arraigned Thursday, according to Sparta Police.

Police released surveillance video of the armed robbery Jan. 16 in an attempt to locate the suspects.  They said in a release that Thompson was the one who pulled out a gun in the video and Robach guarded the door.