Harrisburg man arrested for armed robbery - abc27 WHTM

Harrisburg man arrested for armed robbery

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A 19-year-old Harrisburg man was arrested minutes after an armed robbery in the city's Midtown neighborhood early Wednesday.

Keion Griffin is accused of pointing a gun at another man and demanding his property, city police said in a news release.

The victim told police he was approached in the 200 block of Cumberland Street by a man who struck up a conversation, then suddenly pointed a gun at him and demanded his property.

The 32-year-old victim said he handed over some of his personal belongings and the robber fled the area.

Police said they searched the area and within minutes found Griffin, who matched the suspect's description, in a store a few blocks away.

They said the victim identified him as the robber, and some of the victim's property was recovered where Griffin was arrested.

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