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Man accused of robbing employer at knife point

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IOWA CITY (KWWL) -  

An Illinois man is accused of robbing his employer at knife point, just to get an extra five dollars. 

According to a criminal complaint, 23-year-old Samuel Odele completed some work for an Iowa City employer and was unhappy with his payment.

Police say Odele demanded more money and when the employer refused, Odele punched the victim and kicked him in the head.  Police say Odele then grabbed a knife and pointed it at the victim, and left when the victim gave him an extra five dollars. 

Odele is charged with 1st Degree Robbery, which is a Class B felony. 

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