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Armed robbery suspect charged with intent to murder

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CLARE COUNTY, MI (WNEM) -

A 61-year-old man was assaulted when his home was broken into.

It happened on Dec. 17 on the 600 block of Eola Road in Clare County.

The victim, a Harrison man, was confronted by an unknown subject wearing a ski mask and brandishing a handgun, police said.

The suspect forced the victim to open a small safe and then assaulted the victim, police said.

The suspect fled the residence. The victim had to be taken to Clare Hospital for treatment.

Police arrested Derek Wiartalla, 23, of Harrison, on Dec. 19 in connection to the incident.

Wiartalla was charged with armed robbery, assault with intent to murder, and first-degree home invasion.

He posted bond and was released from jail pending his next court date, police said.

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