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Mich. robbery suspect found hiding in garbage can

WYOMING, Mich. (AP) - Police in western Michigan have given new meaning to taking out the garbage.

Wyoming, Mich., officers hunting for a man suspected of robbing a gas station at gunpoint found him.

In a garbage can.

After officers were alerted of the robbery early Friday, they set up a perimeter.

The Grand Rapids Press reports (http://bit.ly/HXj2Mf ) the 32-year-old man was spotted in the trash can not long afterward.

Police recovered an undisclosed amount of stolen cash, but not the weapon.

The man's name hasn't been released.

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