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Tip Leads Police To Armed Robbery Suspect

CLAY COUNTY, Fla. – A suspect in the armed robbery of the Planet Smoothie in Orange Park has been arrested, according to the Clay County Sheriff's Office.

In late August, investigators released surveillance video from the Wells Road smoothie shop showing a man entering the business and pointing a gun at the teenager working behind the counter.

When the girl working at the restaurant opened the register, the armed man grabbed a handful of cash, and then walked out.

According to a police report, after the surveillance was released to the public, investigators received a tip identifying the robber as 21-year-old Tommy Murphy, of Jacksonville.

The victim was able to pick Murphy out of photo lineup, police said.

Murphy was taken into custody and is being held in the Clay County Jail without bond.