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Suspect arrested in Eau Claire armed robbery

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. - Eau Claire police arrested a 38-year-old armed robbery suspect Friday.

Police responded to an armed robbery at Mega Holiday Store, 2806 Golf Road in Eau Claire, at about 1 a.m. on Friday. Bryan Hjerleid was arrested at his Eau Claire home at 3:30 p.m. after police identified him with the help of surveillance video.

Eau Claire police investigators say they are working with the Lake Hallie Police Department to see if there is a connection with an armed robbery that happened in Lake Hallie the same morning.

Hjerleid is scheduled to appear in court late Monday morning.

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