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4th person arrested in Claremont robbery

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CLAREMONT, N.H. (AP) - A fourth suspect in the armed home invasion and robbery of an elderly man in Claremont, N.H., has been arrested.

Police said 31-year-old Benjamin Ecklund of Claremont is the alleged leader of a group that robbed an 84-year-old man the night of March 6. They left with $77 and two winning lottery tickets worth $25.

Ecklund was arrested Thursday. He's scheduled to be arraigned in Claremont District Court on Friday.

The Eagle-Times reports he was arrested through a joint effort of the U.S. Marshal's office, the Rockingham County Sheriff's Department, Greenfield police, and the Belknap County Sheriff's Office.

Police said he led the way into the man's home, forced him on the ground and held a gun to him.

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