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JPD makes arrest in string of robberies

Justin Cobb (Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office) Justin Cobb (Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) – Jonesboro Police have made an arrest in a string of Dollar General store robberies.

According to Sgt. Doug Formon, Justin Cobb admitted to robbing the stores. He's already in jail for allegedly robbing the Liberty Bank branch on E. Matthews back in April.

For more information on that robbery click here.

Sgt. Formon says several detectives, along with JPD's Prowl Unit, have been investigating the robberies for months. This week, the State Crime Lab notified investigators that DNA collected at the scenes matched that of Cobb.

He will be in court on Thursday.

Here's a list of stores Cobb is accused of robbing:

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