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Suspect Jailed After Armed Robbery in Duluth

Updated: 08/14/2014 6:04 PM
Created: 08/14/2014 5:45 PM WDIO.com

A Duluth man has been jailed after an alleged armed robbery.

Duluth Police were called to Lake Avenue and Fourth Street on Wednesday at about 11 p.m. for an armed robbery. Initial investigation revealed two suspects had approached a 25-year-old man. Police said one suspect had brandished a handgun and the other demanded the victim empty his pockets.

Police said the suspects then ran east. Officers located a person matching the description of the suspect carrying the gun on Second Avenue East and Third Street.

Police said they could not find the gun, but they arrested a 24-year-old Duluth man on suspicion of first-degree aggravated robbery, second-degree assault, felon in possession of a firearm and possession of a stolen firearm.

On Thursday, investigators returned to the scene for a daylight search. They found a handgun believed to have been used in the robbery behind a residence. Police said the gun was determined to have been stolen in a Proctor vehicle prowl in April.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call 911. The investigation is active.

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