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Suspect arrested in Ottawa Co. armed robbery, abduction

Updated: Saturday, August 16, 2014
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OTTAWA COUNTY, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Police have captured an armed robbery and abduction suspect in Jenison.

Overnight Wednesday into Thursday, police believe 29-year-old Tomas Garcia Jr., approached a 24-year-old female was parked in her vehicle at Brook Meadow Apartments, got into her car, pulled a knife, and demanded that she drive to Grand Rapids.

As she reached the west side of the city, he reportedly made her withdraw money from an ATM, and drop him off in the area of Fulton and Lane.

The woman then immediately drove to a police substation.

Ottawa County Sheriff's Department confirmed Friday evening at around 6:00 p.m. that Garcia had been captured without incident.

Garcia faces charges of unlawful imprisonment and armed robbery.

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