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Second suspect arrested in Creekside Market robbery

BY DI STAFF | APRIL 26, 2012 6:30 AM

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A second man has beencharged with robbing an Iowa City market.

Dantriel Ware, 18, 913 Harlocke St., was charged March 12 with assault with use or display of a weapon, going armed with intent, and first-degree robbery.

According to an Iowa City police complaint, police responded to a report of a robbery at Creekside Market on Feb. 22, in which the clerk was injured.

The complaint said Ware's codefendent allegedly grabbed the victim around her neck and held a knife to her throat telling her she "had five seconds to get the money or he was going to cut her throat wide open."

Ware and the codefendent allegedly got away with several hundred dollars in cash.

The complaint said several acquaintances and a family member of Ware identified him from video surveillance, and several subjects told police officials that Ware fled to Chicago after the robbery.

First-degree robbery is a Class-B felony.

Assault with use or display of a weapon is considered an aggravated misdemeanor.

Going armed with intent is considered a Class-D felony.

— by Jordyn Reiland


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