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Forum staff reports, Published October 19 2012

West Fargo man sentenced for store robbery

MOORHEAD – A 19-year-old West Fargo man was sentenced to three years and five months in prison Thursday for using a handgun to rob a Moorhead convenience store.

In a trial earlier this year in Clay County District Court, Brandon Mitchell Sherman was convicted of felony aggravated robbery for robbing the Stop-N-Go at 1702 30th Ave. S. in Moorhead on Feb. 15.

Sherman was also ordered to pay $245 restitution to the convenience store and was credited with 231 days of jail time already served.

Police say he entered the store just after midnight on Feb. 15, showed a handgun to an employee and demanded cash.

The employee was not injured.

Sherman was arrested in early March. He was identified based on a video that showed him wearing a Fargo North wrestling shirt from the 2009-10 season. He was on North’s wrestling team that season.