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Police make arrest after string of cell phone store robberies

8 months 2 weeks 3 days ago Thursday, January 09 2020 Jan 9, 2020 January 09, 2020 3:48 PM January 09, 2020 in News
Source: WBRZ Staff

BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a man accused of robbing multiple cell phone stores. 

Officials with the Baton Rouge Police Department say Forrest Hardy robbed a Metro PCS at gun point, Wednesday, around 7 p.m. Hardy is accused of stealing two cell phones and approximately $1,075. 

Detectives tracked down a SUV used in a previous armed robbery of a Boost Mobile that led to Hardy's arrest on West Roosevelt Street.

When police pulled him over, Hardy matched the description the Metro PCS clerk gave authorities. 

Hardy was booked into East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on a charge of armed robbery.    

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