Local business robbed at knife-point


By R-H Staff



This image was captured from surveillance video from Village Pantry on Thursday, Sept 17. The store was robbed at knife-point around 2:30 a.m. One Aaron M. Branstrator has been arrested in connection with the Robbery. Aaron M. Branstrator


EATON — Around 2:30 a.m. on Thursday, Sept 17, the Eaton Police Division responded to a reported armed robbery at the Village Pantry located at 124 South Barron St. in Eaton.

Officials say the suspect, one Aaron Branstrator, 19, entered the store, displayed a knife and demanded money from the register.

Branstrator was arrested on Friday, Sept. 18 in connection with the robbery and charged with the following crimes:

  • Aggravated Robbery, a first degree felony.
  • Robbery with a deadly weapon, a second degree felony.
  • Robbery attempt to inflict, a third degree felony.
  • Tampering with evidence, a third degree felony.
  • Theft without consent, a first degree misdemeanor.

As of press time Branstrator remained the Preble County Jail.

This image was captured from surveillance video from Village Pantry on Thursday, Sept 17. The store was robbed at knife-point around 2:30 a.m. One Aaron M. Branstrator has been arrested in connection with the Robbery. Aaron M. Branstrator
http://registerherald.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/web1_Village-Pantry-suspect.jpgThis image was captured from surveillance video from Village Pantry on Thursday, Sept 17. The store was robbed at knife-point around 2:30 a.m. One Aaron M. Branstrator has been arrested in connection with the Robbery. Aaron M. Branstrator

http://registerherald.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/web1_Mugshot.jpgPreble County Sheriffs Office

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