Derek Forsythe arrested in 2011 robbery of Merritt Country Store in Westport

Westport police say they have arrested a man wanted for robbing a convenience store at gunpoint nearly three years ago. Officers say Derek Forsythe, 26,

Westport police say Derek Forsythe robbed the Merritt

Westport police say Derek Forsythe robbed the Merritt Country Store in October 2011.

WESTPORT - Westport police say they have arrested a man wanted for robbing a convenience store at gunpoint nearly three years ago.

Officers say Derek Forsythe, 26, robbed the Merritt Country Store in October 2011.

Police say they arrested him after matching his DNA to a shirt and mask left at the scene.

They say Forsythe is currently serving time for several unrelated charges.

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