Suspect Arrested After Robbing Two Mansfield Businesses

  • 11/13/2017 4:39:48 PM
  • WMFD Digital Team
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MANSFIELD, OH - On Sunday, November 12th, between 6:00 p.m. and 6:20 p.m., two Mansfield businesses were robbed within a mile of each other.

The first robbery location, The Recovery Room, is located at 181 Sturges Avenue. The second robbery of the evening was the Lexington Area Drive-Thru, located at 261 Lexington Avenue.

The suspect in both robberies has been identified as 44-year-old, Loney Ray Murphy.

Murphy is in police custody at this time, and the Mansfield Division of Police thanks the community and all those who provided tips to their department.

“Without this assistance from members of our community, Mr. Murphy would not have been identified or apprehended as quickly.”

During the robbery, Murphy made references to having a firearm in his possession during one of the robberies while keeping his hand in his jacket pocket.

The video, as seen above, is footage from “Lexington Avenue Drive Thru” during the robbery.

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