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Police Arrest Suspect Connected to Recent Pharmacy Robberies

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Police say they have a suspect in custody who's connected to a pair of recent pharmacy robberies.

Twenty-one year old Jacob Burkhart of Huntertown was arrested Wednesday night by the Fort Wayne Police Department's Gang and Violent Crimes Unit.

He's is charged with a February 28 robbery at the Walgreen's on Coldwater Road and a similar crime March 1 at the Kroger's Pharmacy on Coventry Road.

Investigators say fingerprints connect him to both.

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