EXCLUSIVE: Man Connected to 4 Bay County Robberies is Captured - WMBB News 13 - The Panhandle's News Leader

EXCLUSIVE: Man Connected to 4 Bay County Robberies is Captured

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A suspect that held up a convenience store in Springfield on Thursday is, according to police, the same suspect that robbed three other locations in Bay County.

The rash of robberies put law enforcement on high alert and they said it paid off.

News 13 was on scene at 11th Street and East when Springfield Police and the Bay County Sheriff's office made an arrest.

After a search of the Springfield and Millville area, the Bay County Sheriff's office was able to identify the suspect's vehicle. An officer then made a felony traffic stop.

News 13 had cameras rolling as the man, identified by police as Michael Ramsey, was taken into custody.

The Sheriff's office says Ramsey wore dark clothing as he entered the Springfield convenience store at 831 Transmitter Road and indicated he had a weapon.

Authorities believe this is the same man in connection with three other robberies that occurred in Panama City Beach Wednesday night and Thursday morning.

Police confirm the suspect was targeting cash at each location.

Major Tommy Ford praised the teamwork of the Springfield Police and the Sheriff's Office with their efforts in putting Ramsey behind bars.

"We were able to conduct a felony traffic stop at 11th and East and take him into custody. All the evidence we have been able to gather so far point to we got our guy for all. He had some of the same bandanas and clothing description as matches all four of our robberies," said Ford.

This investigation is still on going. The Sheriff's Office is working to confirm if Ramsey was, in fact armed, with a weapon when he committed these robberies.

Stay tuned to News 13 for the latest.