Arrest made in string of robberies in Shelby Township

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SHELBY TOWNSHIP, Mich. - Shelby Township police say they have arrested a 25-year-old man in connection with a string of recent robberies.

Police had been looking for a man who used a knife to steal from three area business: Dr. Quinn Weight Loss, Vim and Vigor Health Food store and Arena Bridal Salon.

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A sketch and surveillance picture were released to the public.

"The arrest culminated from the diligent efforts made by responding patrol officers and careful work by detectives, along with the active assistance and support from the business community, including tips generated from local area news broadcasts," police said in a statement.

More information on the suspect would be released after arraignment.

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