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Arrest made in violent robbery

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One person was arrested and two more are being sought by Lawrence Police following an early morning beating and robbery in the 3900 block of Harvard Road.Shortly after 3 a.m. today a 28-year-old Lawrence man told police he was followed home from a local club by two men and a woman. One of the men beat him and took his wallet. The victim refused medical treatment.Police began investigating and discovered that the victim's credit card had been used at several businesses in the city. An employee at one of the businesses identified a suspect. The suspect's vehicle was found in the 100 block of Maple Lane. A 24-year-old man at the residence was arrested for aggravated robbery, police said.An investigation is continuing. The other two suspects are a 30-year-old man and a 22-year-old woman, both from Lawrence, police said.

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Sigmund 7 years, 1 month ago

Violent and stupid. I love it when these people are caught and convicted of a felony. Despite the sentence in court, these idiots will be confined to a lifetime of low skill, minimum wage, menial jobs. Justice is a wonderful thing.

What losers, and so early in life!

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Eric Neuteboom 7 years, 1 month ago

Say...wait a second, this reminds me of something that happened a few years ago. Was this...could it be...the return of Mario Kensey and or Reggie Duncan? Using a stolen CC was their MO...if this was a pizza that they had delivered to their Jayhawk Towers apartment we need no jury!

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BorderRat 7 years, 1 month ago

Yeah, he used the credit card at a place when the clerk knew who he really was. Why did the clerk allow the purchase t take place in the first place?

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Emily Hadley 7 years, 1 month ago

It must be by Johnny's, the only "Maple Street" is that one 100 block. It turns into East Maple St. on the other side of North 2nd.
Maple Lane is the N-S street that dead ends at Edgewood Park, between Haskell and Harper, but it doesn't have a 100 block.

Are there even any buildings on that tiny block, though? I thought the trailer court had different street names.

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whatupdown 7 years, 1 month ago

Good work be the Lawrence Police!

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compmd 7 years, 1 month ago

it never ceases to amaze me how dumb some people can be. "hey I just stole a credit card, the most easily traceable means to purchase things! what to do? I know! I will buy some stuff in the city I live in! it will be great!"

This reaffirms my belief that the average petty criminal in lawrence has the intelligence of my right shoe.

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Raider 7 years, 1 month ago

Maple Lane or Maple Street? The two are different. I can't locate the 100 block of Maple Lane, but the 100 block of Maple Street is that trailer park right on the river levee by Johnny's. Just curious if this is my neighborhood or not.

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