UPDATE: Fifth Iowa City armed robbery suspect arrested in Georgia
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IOWA CITY (KWWL) -
Iowa City police announced on Wednesday that a fifth person wanted in connection with an armed robbery on July 15 was arrested in Georgia.
Christopher Kelly, 31, was arrested on Tuesday in Smyrna, Ga., on warrants for first-degree robbery joint criminal conduct and first-degree burglary joint criminal conduct, Sgt. Vicki Lalla announced on Wednesday.
Kelly is being held in Georgia pending extradition to Iowa.
Officers were called to 321 North Johnson Street at around 11:12 p.m. on July 15.
Police say a woman knocked on the victim's door and when he answered, two men pushed the door open and hit the victim with a handgun.
Authorities say the suspects took about $2,000 worth of property out of the residence before leaving.
The victim sustained minor injuries.
Shortly after the robbery, police arrested Alajuwon Johnson, 29, of Iowa City; Evelyn Chinchilla, 23, of Iowa City; Humberto Iniguez, 28, of Iowa City; and Lucas House, 30, of Coralville.
All face charges of first-degree robbery joint criminal conduct and first-degree burglary joint criminal conduct.
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