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Cleveland Heights Police Arrest Robbery Suspect on Coventry

An undercover officer witnessed the incident.

An undercover officer witnessed a robbery at 2:30 p.m. Aug. 27 on the 1600 block of Coventry Road, according to police.

The victim said that a man asked him for money. When he refused, he said the robber pulled up his shirt to reveal what the victim thought was a handgun tucked into his pants. An undercover officer in the area saw the incident and officers nearby stopped a man who matched the description. 

The man was arrested but charges are pending, police said. The department is still investigating.

Reports compiled from call logs and information from the Cleveland Heights Police Department.

Mark Mendes September 02, 2012 at 04:31 PM
I am continually amazed by the competence level demonstrated by the Cleveland Heights police department. While other suburbs focus their safety forces on raising money through needless speed traps and red light cameras, our police are out catching bad guys in the act.
Michael Lawrence September 03, 2012 at 07:48 PM
i agree mark, CHP are really on the ball.

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