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Man arrested on robbery charges in Decatur

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Bond for Metcalf has not yet been set. Bond for Metcalf has not yet been set.
DECATUR, AL (WAFF) -

Police made an arrest in a robbery that happened in Decatur, Wednesday morning.

Authorities said the victim was approached outside his home on 19th Avenue SE by a man with a handgun, demanding money. After a struggle, the offender fled on foot and the victim called 911.

Not long after, officers on patrol spotted the man and arrested him.

Alveno Metcalf, 53, was arrested and charged with first-degree robbery. He was also charged with "Certain Persons Forbidden from Possessing a Pistol" after authorities found that Metcalf had prior felony convictions for robbery and discharging a firearm into an occupied building/vehicle.

Bond for Metcalf has not yet been set.

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