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Cedar Rapids man arrested after armed robbery in Target parking lot

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CEDAR RAPIDS (KWWL) -

One person is arrested after an apparent armed robbery in a store parking lot.  Cedar Rapids Police say a man went up to a 19-year-old who was in his car in the Target parking lot at 3400 Edgewood Road SW.

The victim says the thief threatened him with what appeared to be a gun, saying he needed to go to an ATM and take out cash.  Officers were able to identify the criminal using surveillance video from the store.

31-year-old Quincy Franklin was arrested and charged with first degree robbery.  The victim was not hurt.

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