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TPD arrests man for robbing Lewis Ave. convenience store

Jerquan Drake
Jerquan Drake(WTVG)
Published: Sep. 29, 2020 at 9:34 AM EDT
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TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - Toledo Police arrested a man who they say robbed a convenience store early Tuesday morning on Lewis Ave.

Two TPD units were at Eleanor and Lewis around 1:12 a.m. when they noticed a Black male coming from the direction of the 7-Eleven, running past them and wearing a mask.

The units attempted to stop the man, but he refused and a short foot pursuit ensued. During the pursuit, a call came in of an armed robbery of the convenience store. The suspect the officers were chasing matched the robbery suspect description.

The suspect was eventually found and taken into custody with a firearm nearby from the roof of a garage in the 4400 block of Walker. A plastic 7-Eleven bag with cash was found in the immediate area as well.

The suspect was identified as Jerquan Drake, 21. He was booked into Lucas County Jail for aggravated robbery.

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