Police arrest RI man accused of robbery


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Originally Posted Online: Nov. 08, 2012, 10:42 pm
Last Updated: Nov. 08, 2012, 10:43 pm
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By Anthony Watt awatt@qconline.com

Police have arrested a man accused of an August robbery in East Moline.

Ajayi M. McIntyre, 34, of Rock Island, was arrested Thursday on a warrant accusing him of robbery and theft, according to the East Moline Police Department. Mr. McIntyre was arrested while walking in the 1200 block of 10th Street, East Moline.

The charges are related to the robbery the morning of Aug. 23 at the Phillips 66 Mini-Mart, 4149 7th St., East Moline, according to police. The robber grabbed the clerk by the throat and took the gold necklace, police said.

Mr. McIntyre is being held in the Rock Island County Jail on $75,000 bail, police said.

















 



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