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Rochester man facing robbery, grand larceny charges

Posted at: 01/28/2013 11:42 AM

A 21-year-old Rochester man has been arrested on robbery and grand larceny charges.

Police tell News10NBC the suspect – Jerold Davis – grabbed a man who was walking on Meigs Street, threw him to the ground, stole his cell phone and took off. It happened just before 8 p.m. Friday.

An officer who responded to the scene says he recognized the description of the suspect as someone he saw earlier on Monroe Avenue. That officer was able to locate the suspect and bring him back to the scene where police say he was identified as the man who stole the victim’s cell phone.

Police say they were able to recover the victim’s property.