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Man accused of robbing several women in Alton

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Richard Jones is accused of robbing several women of their purses in Alton. Credit: KMOV Richard Jones is accused of robbing several women of their purses in Alton. Credit: KMOV
ALTON, Ill. (KMOV.com) -

A man is facing charges for allegedly robbing two women at gunpoint in Alton.

Richard Jones, of Alton, is charged with three counts of aggravated battery.

He allegedly robbed a woman of her purse in the parking lot of a Walgreens on Friday night and then did the same to another woman near the intersection of Belle and West 4th Street a few hours later.

He was arrested the same night.

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