Investigation into robbery leads officers to suspect in another crime

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CUSHING, Okla. – While investigating a robbery in Cushing, authorities say they stumbled upon a suspect in a few other crimes.

Officials were talking to 27-year-old Aaron Halencak about an armed robbery at the Steer Inn Family Restaurant.

During the interview, authorities say Halencak confessed to being responsible for the armed robbery of the Maveric Mini Mart on Dec. 20, 2013.

According to a release, he also confessed to a car burglary at the Ice House, where he stole a gun.

Halencak was arrested on complaints of first-degree robbery, possession of a firearm after a former felony conviction and second-degree burglary of a car.

Cushing police say they are still looking into leads in the Steer Inn Robbery.