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Suspect arrested for strong arm robbery in Downtown Charleston

Charleston Police have arrested a man who's accused of a strong armed robbery that happened January 15th, near Vanderhorst Street and Thomas Street.

23-year-old Tyrell Heyward of North Charleston is being charged with strong armed robbery, assault in the 1st degree, and obstruction of justice.

Police say around 7:15 a man approached the victim from behind, grabbed her, and threw her to the ground and stole her purse.

Charleston Police say the investigation is still ongoing.

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