South Bend man sentenced for brandishing firearm during robbery

SOUTH BEND, Ind. – A South Bend man was sentenced to 25 years in prison for his involvement in a robbery that took place in November 2019, the U.S. Attorney’s Office announced.

Armand White, 34, was sentenced after pleading guilty to brandishing a firearm during a robbery.

White and another individual robbed a tobacco store at gunpoint in November 2019, according to case documents.

They ordered the store clerk to lie on the ground or be shot while they stole money and cigarettes, reports said. 

At the time of the incident, White was on supervised release for a prior federal conviction for bank robbery and brandishing a firearm in relation to a crime of violence, according to reports.

White was sentenced to 25 years in prison followed by three years of supervised release, reports said.

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