Robbery suspect arrested

Press Release

CONTACT: Chief Dino J. Carozza, Orrville Police Department

Date: November 20, 2012

Incident:  Armed Robbery, Resisting Arrest, Receiving Stolen Property

Location: 300 block of West Church Street, Orrville, Ohio

Date of Incident:  November 20, 2012     9:32 p.m.

Agencies: Orrville Police Department, Dalton Police Department

Person(s) Involved: James Cedric Simpson, 34 years old

Orrville, OH: On November 20, 2012, a citizen reported that he was robbed at gunpoint by a male acquaintance.  The victim identified the suspect as James Cedric Simpson, of Orrville. The suspect was later located in downtown Orrville at a bar.  After a brief foot pursuit, the suspect was taken into custody by officers of the Orrville Police Department with assistance from Dalton Police Officers. A 9mm pistol was recovered at the time the suspect was apprehended. The pistol was reported stolen from Tennessee.

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