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Suspect sought in Lake County armed robbery, attempted murder

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Posted at 8:24 PM, Oct 15, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-15 20:24:47-04

SAUBLE/WEBBER TOWNSHIPS, Mich. — The Lake County Sheriff’s Office says they are looking into an armed robbery incident involving attempted murder that took place early Friday morning.

We’re told authorities found a Baldwin man visibly beaten, who informed them that he was robbed of a lot of money. Deputies say the man is in stable condition at Spectrum Health Ludington.

The suspect’s vehicle was later discovered at a home in the area of Yale Avenue and Byron Street, where at least one suspect was presumed to be located, according to the sheriff’s office.

Deputies say a 30-year-old man was brought into custody.

The sheriff’s office adds a second suspect is sought, identified as 28-year-old Curtis Jerome Johnson. He is believed to be driving a white vehicle resembling a Jeep Wrangler and is from the Evart area.

Those with information in connection to Johnson’s whereabouts are asked to call 231-745-2712.

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