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T... "> CORRECTION - UPDATE - ARREST: North Precinct Investigating a Robbery at Lloyd Center Macys (Photo)

CORRECTION - UPDATE - ARREST: North Precinct Investigating a Robbery at Lloyd Center Macys (Photo)

March 27, 2014 11:20

  

Poston was charged with Interfering with a Peace Officer, not "Peach" Officer, as originally released.

The Bureau regrets the typo.

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The man detained by officers in the area of Northeast 7th Avenue and Prescott Street was arrested and charged with several crimes in connection with this incident.

23-year-old Andre Jarae Poston was charged with Robbery in the Third Degree, Assault in the Fourth Degree, Interfering with a Peace Officer, and Disorderly Conduct in the Second Degree.

The other suspect in this case has not been located.

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This evening, Tuesday March 25, 2014, at 8:40 p.m., North Precinct officers responded to the Lloyd Center Macys store on the report that Loss Prevention Officers were struggling with a shoplifter who dropped a gun during the struggle.

As officers were enroute, additional information was broadcast that the suspect, an African American male, and an associate ran out of the store after the associate grabbed the gun.

A possible vehicle description was given to police and officers assigned to the Gang Enforcement Team spotted the vehicle at Northeast 7th Avenue and Prescott Street. As the officers turned around to stop the car, the driver and passenger jumped out of the car and ran away into the neighborhood.

One person was detained after being located by officers during a neighborhood search.

No additional information is available this evening.

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