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Would-be robber arrested after losing wallet

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Police say a would-be robber is in jail after losing his wallet during the attempted robbery then phoning the victim and asking for it to be returned.

Little Rock police say 23-year-old Courvoisier Marteze Riley of North Little Rock was arrested on robbery charges Tuesday.

Police say Riley tried to rob a man at gunpoint at his home but fled and dropped his wallet then later called and told the man to return the wallet at a service station in North Little Rock.

Little Rock police were interviewing the victim when the call came and notified North Little Rock police who found Riley outside the service station and arrested him after a short foot chase.

Information from: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, http://www.arkansasonline.com

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