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Shirtless man suspected in Orange Park robbery caught

Police say man robbed convenience store on Blanding Blvd.

The Clay County Sheriff's Office posted this image on its Facebook page announcing the arrest of the man suspected of robbing an Orange Park Circle K.
The Clay County Sheriff's Office posted this image on its Facebook page announcing the arrest of the man suspected of robbing an Orange Park Circle K. (Orange Park Sheriff's Office)

ORANGE PARK, Fla.

The shirtless man seen in security footage robbing a convenience store in Orange Park was arrested by police Sunday, the Orange Park Sheriff’s Office said. 

 

Deputies said the man entered a Circle K on Blanding Boulevard shortly after 3 a.m. last Tuesday. 

 

The man made a purchase, but when the clerk opened the cash register, he reached across the counter and took money from the register drawer, deputies said.

 

After taking the money, the man fled in a dark-colored SUV, according to deputies.

 

Deputies thanked people for their calls and tips that led the man’s arrest.