Man arrested for Verizon armed robbery

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CHARLESTON, Ill. (WCIA) — Police have a suspect in custody for an armed robbery at a phone store Thursday morning. 

Police chased 27-year-old Alfred Jerry near the Verizon Store by 20th Street and Grant. Police say he stole thousands of dollars in electronic. They also found a gun on him. 

The Illinois Department of Corrections said he was out on parole for attempted murder. He faces charges for armed robbery with a firearm.

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