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Police attribute arrest of robbery suspect to public’s tips

Police in Burlington credit tips from the community with helping them speedily apprehend a suspect in an armed robbery that occurred on Friday.

The city’s police department reports that Tra Brandon was taken into custody on Saturday afternoon – not long after he allegedly held up and pistol whipped a male suspect along the 300 block of Ireland Street.

Tra Brandon

“The Burlington police department would like to thank those who provided information and tips that assisted us with the apprehension of Brandon as we all work together to keep our community safe,” the agency went on to note in a subsequent news release.

According to the department, Brandon has been jailed under a $200,000 bond since his arrest.

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