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Hastings armed robbery suspect arrested in Grand Rapids

Posted: 6:15 PM, Oct 19, 2015
Updated: 2015-10-19 18:17:33-04

HASTINGS, Mich. — A 36-year-old Ohio man is facing charges in the Oct. 14 armed robbery at a Hastings Walgreens.

Erig Gregory Lawson was arrested Oct. 17 in Grand Rapids and is facing charges of armed and unarmed robbery, according to a release from Hastings Police Department.  He is also being charged as a fourth-time habitual offender.

Police also recovered a vehicle that Lawson allegedly stole in Ohio, according to a release.   He faces a minimum of 25 years in prison and is currently being held behind bars on a $1 million bond.