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West Richland Police Arrest Man Following Armed Robbery at Kennedy Mart

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WEST RICHLAND, Wash. - The West Richland Police Department said on Thursday night they arrested a man involved in an armed robbery at the Kennedy Mart located at Kennedy Road And Dallas Road.

Officers said they got the call around 10:13 p.m. on Thursday. The reporting party said a man in his 40's, wearing a black hoodie, black beanie and blue jeans walked up to the clerk with items to purchase then showed the clerk and gun and demanded money. 

The clerk gave the suspect money and was unharmed. The suspect then left the store in a dark colored SUV.

West Richland Police, Richland Police and Benton County Sheriff Deputies searched the area and located the suspects SUV in the area of Mulberry Drive and Warbler Lane. Soon after they arrested the driver, 46-year-old Michael Senter. He was booked into the Benton County Jail for 1st degree Robbery, Theft, Weapons Violations and Driving with a Suspended or Revoked drivers license. 

Police are still investigating. If you witness the robbery or have any information, call the West Richland Police Department at 509-628-0333.