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Ketchikan man charged with armed robbery

A 19-year-old Ketchikan man has been arrested following an alleged armed robbery Tuesday at Channel View Trailer Park.

According to the Ketchikan Police Department, the man, brandishing a handgun, confronted another 19-year-old man over a debt, and demanded everything in the victim’s pockets.

The report states that the victim handed the suspect a cell phone and a pack of cigarettes, and the suspect then left the area.

Following an investigation, Ian R. Johnson was arrested Wednesday morning, and charged with first-degree robbery, third-degree theft and third-degree assault. Police allegedly found the cell phone and cigarettes in his possession, but did not find a handgun.

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