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Man convicted in Modesto Wal-Mart robbery

A Stanislaus County jury on Tuesday convicted a 36-year-old Modesto man of robbery and brandishing a weapon.

Kevin Lamont Bogar faces up to 16 years in prison for concealing merchandise taken from a Modesto Wal-Mart in his backpack, then threatening employees with a large, sheathed fixed-blade knife, authorities said.

He is set to be sentenced Oct. 25.

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