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City of Poughkeepsie Police Department

Teen Charged in Robbery

On Wednesday, Dec. 18, at approximately 5:27 p.m., a robbery was reported in the area of 19 Reynolds Ave. A short time later, a suspect was observed by City of Poughkeepsie Police Officers Owen O'Connell and Matthew Shelters in the area of Main Street and Corlies Avenue. This suspect, later identified as Khalil G. Lawson, a 17-year-old city resident, was positively identified by the victim.

Lawson was charged with third-degree robbery, a class D felony; fifth-degree criminal possession of stolen property, and resisting arrest, both class A misdemeanors. He was held pending arraignment.

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Date: 2:48:53 PM 12/19/2013 CST

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