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Laurel man arrested for taking off with cash drawer

Alexander Turner, 30. Alexander Turner, 30.
LAUREL, MS (WDAM) -

A Laurel man is behind bars for allegedly taking off with a cash drawer from a convenience store.

Alexander Turner, 30, was arrested Thursday after a short foot chase with police.

According to the Laurel Police Department, Turner entered Blues Super Store #3 on Masonite Drive, smashed the cash register and left with the cash drawer.

Officer Bobby Moree spotted the suspect shortly after and chased Turner, who was then arrested.

Turner is charged with one count of armed robbery and his bond was set at $75,000.

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