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A 24-year-old Watson Street man was arrested shortly after 9 p.m. Wednesday for allegedly being the armed man who was one of three suspects who knocked a man off his bike and robbed him of $20 at South Park Avenue and Louisiana Street a half hour earlier.

After Mark Lewis Jr., who matched the physical description of the armed robber, was spotted running out of a Swan Street driveway he was taken back to the crime scene and identified by the victim as the gunman who knocked him off his bike.

The victim told police two other men were with Lewis during the robbery. Lewis was charged with felony robbery counts.

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