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Arrest made in IC armed robbery

IOWA CITY (KWWL) -- A Minnesota man has been arrested for robbing an Iowa City business. 

Iowa City Police say they arrested Anthony Martin, 46, of St. Paul, Minn. as he was waiting to board a bus to leave town. 

Police say Martin robbed The Dollar Tree on Sycamore St. around 9 p.m. Tuesday night.  Witnesses say a man entered the store with a small handgun demanding money.

Police say after he left the store, a surveillance video from another business showed the man throwing away cell phones taken from victims in the robbery. 

Police say they arrested Martin at the corner of Court and Dubuque Streets. Police say they found a handgun and the same amount of money taken during the robbery during his arrest. 

Online Anchor: Bob Waters

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