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Cobourg police make quick arrest in alleged downtown Mr. Sub robbery

Cobourg police made a quick arrest in an alleged robbery at a sub shop on Tuesday night.
Cobourg police made a quick arrest in an alleged robbery at a sub shop on Tuesday night. Global Peterborough file

A man has been arrested following an alleged downtown robbery in Cobourg which occurred across from the police station.

Cobourg Police Service says around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, an officer responded to reports of a robbery in progress at Mr. Sub, a business on King Street West which is directly across the street from the police detachment.

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Police say a man wearing a mask allegedly left the Mr. Sub with a small amount of cash stolen from a cash registrar.

The officer made a quick arrest of a suspect.

Jordan Cross, 23, was arrested and charged with robbery and disguise with intent.

He was held in custody and is scheduled to appear in court in Cobourg on Wednesday.

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