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Lisbon Avenue man charged with robbery in Sept. 8 theft of purse

A Lisbon Avenue man wanted in the Sept. 8 robbery of a purse was arrested in a restaurant parking lot at North Fillmore and Rockwood avenues early Thursday.

Lorenzo Burt, 31, is charged with second-degree robbery and third- and fourth-degree grand larceny for the theft of a purse containing $1,300 in cash. Police said his target was an acquaintance entering her home in the 300 block of Millicent Avenue about 8:30 p.m. Burt grabbed the purse, got into a car and drove off, police said.