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Posted on: June 10, 2015

[ARCHIVED] UPDATE: MPD makes arrest in aggravated robbery at Albertson's grocery store

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The Midland Police Department has arrested a Midland man in connection to an aggravated robbery that occurred Wednesday afternoon.

Jared Denton, 34, is facing an aggravated robbery charge after attempting to rob a pharmacy of narcotics.

MPD responded to Albertson’s (3217 N. Midland Dr.) where a clerk told officers a man presented a note at the pharmacy that threatened the safety of employees and others in the store if they did not provide him with narcotics. He then lifted his shirt to display a gun. The clerk went to the back and upon return found that the man had left.

Midland Crime Stoppers received a tip that identified Denton as the suspect. He was located at his residence and eventually confessed while being interviewed by detectives. Denton has been transported to the Midland County Detention Center for booking.


Original release:

The Midland Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying the suspect from an aggravated robbery that took place Wednesday afternoon at the Albertson's located at 3317 N. Midland Dr.

The suspect entered the store just before 4:45 p.m. and presented a note at the pharmacy that threatened the safety of employees and others in the store if they did not provide him with narcotics. He then lifted his shirt to display a gun. The clerk went to the back and upon return found that the man had left. If you have any information about this individual, please contact Midland Crime Stoppers at 432-694-8477 or call MPD at 432-685-7108.

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