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East St. Louis Police arrest suspect in connection to armed robbery

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EAST ST. LOUIS, IL (KMOV.com) – After a man in East St. Louis was robbed at gunpoint around June 23 police have arrested a suspect they believe is connected.

According to police, 18-year-old Jaylen Mays of East St. Louis confronted another man with a gun and demanded his vehicle, a 1998 Chevrolet Blazer.

After Mays threatened the victim with use of force he stole the man's vehicle, money and cell phone.

Police arrested Mays on suspicion of armed robbery with a firearm and aggravated vehicle hijacking with a firearm.

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