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 Generalstore robberies.

Accordingto Sgt. Doug Formon, Justin Cobb admitted to robbing the stores. He's alreadyin jail for allegedly robbing the Liberty Bank branch on E. Matthews back inApril.

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

Hewill be in court on Thursday.

Here'sa list of stores Cobb is accused of robbing:

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