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Roseville Pawn America Robbery Suspect Arrested in Georgia

Updated: 07/30/2014 10:34 AM
Created: 07/30/2014 5:59 AM KSTP.com

Minnesota officials say a man accused of robbing a Ramsey County pawnshop at gunpoint is in custody in Georgia.
    
Roseville Police Lt. Lorne Rosand tells the St. Paul Pioneer Press 24-year-old Marvin Lee Clinton Spencer was arrested Tuesday and charged with three counts of first-degree aggravated robbery. Police say Spencer and his father stole about $200,000 in jewelry from a Pawn America on July 21.
    
Police haven't found Spencer's father, who is charged via a warrant with attempted second-degree murder, first-degree aggravated robbery, unlawful possession of a firearm and two counts of second-degree assault.
    
Police say Spencer was arrested in Doraville, Georgia, after a hotel patron overheard him discussing the robbery. Rosand says he'll likely be extradited to Minnesota.
    
Online jail records didn't list an attorney.

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This combination photo shows Marvin Spencer and his son, Marvin Lee Clinton Spencer.
Photo: Roseville Police Department

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