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Suspect arrested in Burlington Family Fare robbery


Rachel Berry   | Times-News

Police arrested a man who is accused of robbing Family Fare in Burlington. 

Just after midnight on Wednesday, Oct. 7, police responded to Family Fare at 2227 Maple Avenue for a report of a strong-armed robbery, according to a press release from the Burlington Police Department. 

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Through an investigation, police identified Jaivon Donte Lassiter, 24, of Burlington, N.C. as a suspect, the release said. Police said tips from Crimestoppers helped them to identify the suspect.

Lassiter was arrested and charged with felony robbery with a dangerous weapon. He's being held at the Alamance County Jail on a $50,000 secured bond. 

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