Armed robbery suspect arrested

Updated: Sep. 18, 2017 at 11:56 AM EDT
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Alvin Lee McDowell, Jr. (Source: LMDC)
Alvin Lee McDowell, Jr. (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - An arrest has been made in two armed robberies of businesses in Louisville Metro.

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Alvin Lee McDowell, Jr., 19, of Louisville, was arrested Sept. 15 on two counts of robbery 1st degree.

Louisville Metro police say the robberies happened on Sept. 3 at the Rite Aid located at 4315 Cane Run Road, and Sept. 10 at Family Dollar, 3201 Kristin Way. During each robbery, the suspect was armed with a handgun.

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LMPD detectives said McDowell admitted to being involved in the two robberies.

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