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UPDATE: Armed robbery suspect charged

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 Suspect accused following Wednesday morning heist at Secrest Carry-Out

UPDATE:
CAMBRIDGE, Ohio -- Charges have been filed against a Cambridge man suspected in connection with an armed robbery that took place on Cambridge's west side earlier this week.
26-year-old James "The Tick" Baldwin III was charged with a felony three count of robbery in Cambridge Municipal Court on Friday morning.
According to Cambridge Police Detectives, officers responded to a call of an armed robbery on Wednesday at approximately 11:00 a.m. at the Secrest Carry Out,  located at the corner of Steubenville Avenue and N. 1st Street.   A suspect, believed by authorities to be Baldwin, reportedly entered the store, held the clerk at gunpoint and demanded money. The suspect then fled on foot, with an undisclosed amount of cash.
A number of tips, phoned in by concerned residents, reportedly helped Police locate and identify Baldwin at a residence on Gomber Avenue. Baldwin was arrested and is being held in the Guernsey County Jail.  A bond hearing is pending for the suspect sometime on Friday afternoon.
 
 
ORIGINAL STORY:
CAMBRIDGE, Ohio -- A suspect has been taken into custody in connection with an armed robbery that took place on Wednesday morning on Cambridge's west side.
According to Cambridge Police Detectives, officers responded to a call of an armed robbery at approximately 11:00 a.m. at the Secrest Carry Out, located at the corner of Steubenville Avenue and N. 1st Street. A suspect reportedly entered the store, held the clerk at gunpoint and demanded money. The suspect then fled on foot, with an undisclosed amount of cash.
The suspect was described as a black male, around 20 years of age, wearing a ski mask, a gray hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans and white tennis shoes. 
Both the Cambridge Police and Guernsey County Sheriff's Deputies searched the vicinity and located a suspect matching the description at a residence on Gomber Avenue. The suspect was arrested and is being held in the Guernsey County Jail, pending further investigation. 
Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to contact the Cambridge Police Department's Detective Bureau at 740.439.4431.
 

 

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Bill Cassler

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