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Police catch suspect in Oakdale armed robbery

Oakdale police arrested a suspect in a Sunday morning armed robbery at a 7-Eleven. Police received the 911 call just before 5 a.m. On their way to the F Street store, officers were flagged down by someone who had just seen a man running south on Grove Avenue, according to a police news release. Officers went to the area and saw a man running through Brennan Park. Later, an officer noticed a man matching the description of the robber and recovered some stolen property and a loaded handgun, the release said. Andre Joseph Brooks Jr., 22, was booked at the Stanislaus County Jail on suspicion of armed robbery, according to the release.

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