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Two robberies, one arrest

Police say a robbery suspect confessed to this robbery at the Kwik Stop in Waterloo on January 28. Police say a robbery suspect confessed to this robbery at the Kwik Stop in Waterloo on January 28.

WATERLOO (KWWL) -- Amid a the rash of robberies in Waterloo, police say they solved two with one arrest.

After a robbery at the Kum and Go convenience store on Franklin Ave yesterday, police chased and arrested 16 year-old Martavis Lee Smith.

During questioning, police say Smith also admitted robbing the Kwik Stop convenience store on Independence Ave in Waterloo on January 28th. In that robbery, police say two men with handguns robbed the clerk and fired one round into the store's counter.

Smith now faces charges for both robberies.

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