Man robbed in broad daylight

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DREXEL, Ohio (WDTN) — Deputies are investigating after a man was robbed in broad daylight.

According to officials, a man armed with a gun approached the victim in the 7400 block of Bronson Street at the Olive Hills Apartments and robbed him Saturday afternoon.

The suspect got away with an unknown amount of cash and fled the area.

Deputies said the victim ran to a Valero gas station nearby for help. The victim was not injured.

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office took one person into custody for further questioning that the victim identified as the suspect. .

The victim described the suspect as a black male in his late teens to early twenties, thin muscular build, black hair with corn rows, wearing a red shirt.

Deputies are still investigating. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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