Axe-wielding man accused of stealing from convenience store

Justin Michael Stetler / Colorado Springs Police Department
Justin Michael Stetler / Colorado Springs Police Department

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — An axe-wielding man was arrested after police found him stealing from a convenience store early Thursday morning.

Police said the robbery happened around 4 a.m. at the Shell on South 8th Street, just south of the intersection with Cimarron Street. Police were called to the gas station in response to a man wielding an axe. The clerk, who had left the store, told police the suspect was still inside.

Officers found the suspect behind the clerk’s counter, taking tobacco products and lottery tickets. The suspect, 35-year-old Justin Michael Stetler, was arrested on robbery charges.

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