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Man Arrested for Armed Robbery in Chicopee

Police- Armed RobberyCHICOPEE (WGGB) – One man is behind bars this morning after Chicopee Police say he robbed a woman outside the Denny’s on Memorial Drive.

Shortly after midnight, the 65-year-old victim was leaving the restaurant when a man robbed her of her purse. She also received a cut on the hand in that assault. The suspect then ran north down Memorial Drive.

A short time later, a Days Inn customer who witnessed the robbery saw the suspect at the nearby hotel. They alerted the police who arrested 29-year-old Enrique Ortiz of Springfield. Ortiz is charged with armed robbery and assault and battery of person over 60 years old.

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