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Man arrested after foot chase


Springfield – Police arrested an armed robber after a foot chase in the city.


Police say 20 year old, Remarco Smith fired a shot into the ceiling of the Northend Pantry at 806 Black Avenue at about nine last night. An officer was interviewing Smith about the crime, when the officer recognized him by his description.


Smith attempted to flee from the officer, but was detained and taken into custody.  He is charged with armed robbery, aggravated discharge of a firearm, aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, and resisting a police officer.  

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