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Armed robbery suspect in custody, accused in multiple crimes

MADISON (WKOW) -- Dane County Sheriff's deputies and Madison Police officers took a suspect into custody last night who is suspected in several convenience store robberies.

Dane County Sheriff's Office public information officer Elise Schaffer reports that 38-year-old Lenar J. Carter, of Madison, is currently being held in the Dane County Jail on a probation violation.

Schaffer says Carter is suspected of robbing several convenience stores throughout Dane County, including the September 16 armed robbery at the Kelly Williamson Mobil Gas Station on CTH K, in the town of Springfield.

Carter's mug shot is being withheld from the public, pending further investigation into his involvement in the robberies.

Anyone with information on these robberies is asked to call the Dane County Sheriff's Office tip line at (608) 284-6900.

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