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NYPD: Rich. Hill robber nabbed

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Posted: Thursday, May 8, 2014 10:30 am

Cops say an alleged knife-wielding robber has been taken off the street with the arrest of a man who police claim held up a South Richmond Hill resident and took his cell phone and cash.

Police identified the alleged bandit as Cloyd Clark, 23 of Jamaica.

A NYPD spokesperson said that at 5 a.m. on May 3 at 134th Street and 107th Avenue, Clark and two accomplices allegedly held up a resident who was walking on the street and took his Samsung Galaxy cell phone and $250 in cash at knifepoint.

Officers from the 106th Precinct responded and arrested Clark a short distance from the crime scene. The two other suspects are still being sought by police.

According to the NYPD the victim’s phone was recovered.

Queens Criminal Court records show Clark was charged with robbery in the first degree, a class B felony, criminal possession of stolen property and unlawful possession of marijuana.

A NYPD spokesperson said that Clark was also charged with criminal possession of a weapon.

— Stephen Geffon

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