Granite City police arrest man wanted for stealing Superman memorabilia

Granite City police arrest man wanted for stealing Superman memorabilia

Granite City police arrest man wanted for stealing Superman memorabilia

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Posted on September 16, 2011 at 3:33 PM

Updated Saturday, Sep 17 at 12:00 AM

(KMOV) -- Police in Granite City, Illinois arrested a man on Friday in connection to a recent burglary that involved a large collection of Superman memorabilia stolen from a residence.

The burglary happened on August 31 in the 2500 block of West 23rd Street.

On Thursday, police responded to a robbery in which jewelry and money were stolen from a 76-year-old man. The victim gave police a description that matched that of the burglar wanted for stealing the Superman memorabilia.

Investigators say they were able to recover all the memorabilia and return it to the owner.

The suspect, 37-year-old Gerry Armbruster of Granite City, was charged with burglary, robbery and aggravated battery.

His bond was set at $100,000.

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