Man arrested in connection to 2 Grayson County armed robberies

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GRAYSON COUNTY, TX -- A man has been arrested in connection to Tuesday evening's robbery in Sherman and robbery in Denison on Sunday.

Sherman police arrested Lance McFarland early Wednesday morning at the Exxon gas station on Lamar and Highway 75.

Lieutenant Ken Brooks says McFarland approached an officer at the gas station asking for a ride.

He says the officer noticed his tattoo matched the description of a robbery suspect's tattoo in Denison.

Officers put McFarland in custody, he later confessed to robbing the Get and Go convenience store in Sherman and the Chevron in Denison at gunpoint.

He's now in the Grayson County Jail.