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Suspect identified in Elyria McDonald's armed robbery (UPDATED)

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    A suspect is apprehended after an armed robbery at McDonald's near Midway Mall in Elyria on Monday. The suspect was later identified as Manuel Jiminez, 25, of Lorain.

    JODI WEINBERGER / CHRONICLE

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    A suspect is apprehended after an armed robbery at McDonald's near Midway Mall in Elyria on Monday. The suspect was later identified as Manuel Jiminez, 25, of Lorain.

    JODI WEINBERGER / CHRONICLE

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    Elyria police investigate a robbery at McDonald's on Midway Boulevard on Oct. 14.

    STEVE MANHEIM / CHRONICLE

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    Elyria police investigate a robbery at McDonald's on Midway Boulevard on Oct. 14.

    STEVE MANHEIM / CHRONICLE

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    Elyria police investigate a robbery at McDonald's on Midway Boulevard on Oct. 14.

    STEVE MANHEIM / CHRONICLE

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    Elyria police investigate a robbery at McDonald's on Midway Boulevard on Oct. 14.

    STEVE MANHEIM / CHRONICLE

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ELYRIA — Citizens near Midway Mall pointed out a suspected armed robber as he led Elyria police on a foot pursuit this morning.

Manuel Jiminez, 25, of Lorain, was arrested following a brief chase by police. He faces charges of aggravated robbery, resisting arrest and tampering with evidence.

Police were called to the McDonald’s at the corner of Midway Boulevard and West River Road North around 11 a.m. today after a reported robbery where a man showed a weapon and fled on foot with an unknown amount of money. The robber was apprehended a short time later by police.

The weapon and money were recovered, and McDonald’s remained open.

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