Two men charged in Manitowoc armed robbery

Tyler Higgins and Eric Blanchette (Manitowoc Co. Sheriff's Office)
Tyler Higgins and Eric Blanchette (Manitowoc Co. Sheriff's Office)

MANITOWOC – Two men have been charged in connection with an armed robbery in Manitowoc.

It happened Tuesday morning at the A Store Clark gas station at 732 N. 11th St.

Police say Tyler Higgins, 21, pointed a knife at a pregnant clerk during the robbery. His alleged accomplice, 37-year-old Eric Blanchette, waited in the parking lot during the robbery. Both got away with an unknown amount of cash.

One of the men was arrested Wednesday evening. The other turned himself in Friday.

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