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Carroll police arrest Pennsylvania robbery suspect

The Carroll County Sheriff's Office has arrested a Union Bridge man in connection with an armed robbery at the Gettysburg Outlets.

The Sheriff's Office announced in a news release Wednesday that it had arrested Michael Allen Redmond, 54, after learning of his involvement in the armed robbery through a missing persons investigation.

Redmond had been reported missing March 10 by his fiancee, and during the course of the investigation police found that he matched the description of a suspect wanted for armed robbery at the outlets, police said.

According to police, Redmond entered the Book Warehouse shortly before closing on March 9 and displayed what appeared to be a handgun to the clerk. He demanded money before fleeing with an undisclosed amount of cash.

On Monday, Master Deputy Mario DeVivio observed a vehicle matching the description to what Redmond was last seen driving and upon stopping the vehicle, Redmond was located inside, police said.

Redmond was transported back to the Carroll County Sheriff's Office Northern Office, where he was charged with armed robbery, aggravated assault, and theft, according to police.

He was arrested as a fugitive from justice by the Sheriff's Office and transported to Carroll County Central Booking where he is being held on no bond waiting his extradition back to Pennsylvania.

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