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Arrest made in connection to string of gas station robberies in Woodbury, Newport

Law enforcement officials say the suspect allegedly robbed Speedway gas stations in Woodbury and Newport.
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WOODBURY, Minn. — Woodbury Public Safety and the Washington County Sheriff's Office say an arrest has been made following a string of gas station robberies.

According to a news release, the suspect robbed a Speedway gas station twice on Lake Road in Woodbury earlier this month, and then another Speedway on Hastings Avenue in Newport early Thursday morning.

In two of the three cases a handgun was shown, and in the other a gun was implied, according to authorities.

No injuries were reported in the robberies.

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