Authorities find Greenville break-in suspect

Montcalm County
Surveillance photos of a suspect in connection to an armed robbery in Montcalm County's Eureka Township Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019. (Michigan State Police)

Surveillance photos of a suspect in connection to an armed robbery in Montcalm County’s Eureka Township Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019. (Michigan State Police)

EUREKA TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — Authorities have found a suspect in connection to a burglary in Montcalm County.

Michigan State Police said after 12 a.m. Wednesday a man broke into the Petersen Oil and Propane, located on Lafayette Street in Eureka Township, north of Greenville.

Troopers released information about the suspect late Wednesday afternoon. After seeing the suspect’s photo on social media, someone called to report seeing him in the Greenville area, according to MSP.

Authorities found the suspect, a 47-year-old Greenville man, in the area of Lafayette Street and Greenville West Drive, police say.

Troopers say he was taken into custody without incident and several stolen items have been recovered.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Michigan State Police Lakeview Post at 989.352.8444 or Montcalm County Dispatch at 989.831.5253.

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