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Armed robbery suspect arrested in Benton Harbor

Ryan Board (Courtesy Benton Harbor Police Department) Ryan Board (Courtesy Benton Harbor Police Department)

An armed robbery suspect is being held in the Berrien County Jail after an arrest Wednesday night.  Police believe 19-year-old Ryan Board robbed a man at gunpoint near Lavette and Clay in Benton Harbor around 9:30pm.

The victim told police the man who robbed him was wearing a distinctive mask during the robbery.  Police searched the area and found Board, along with a loaded .22-caliber revolver and a mask matching a description given by the victim.  The gun had been reported stolen to Benton Township Police.

Board is facing charges of armed robbery, resisting and obstructing police, carrying a concealed weapon, possession of stolen property, and possessing a firearm while in the commission of a felony.

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