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New Castle Man Robs Convenience Store With Axe

Last updated on Sunday, January 27, 2008

(NEW CASTLE) - A 22-year-old New Castle man is behind bars for allegedly robbing convenience store employees while armed with an axe.

Jonathon Perdue faces armed robbery charges. Police say he walked into J and B Mini Mart and demanded cash. He was arrested just hours later at home.

Turns out -- the store is owned by the suspect's father.

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