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Police: Two arrested following Florence robbery

Published: May. 21, 2015 at 5:18 PM CDT|Updated: Jun. 18, 2015 at 5:18 PM CDT
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FLORENCE, AL (WAFF) - Two Florence residents were arrested for exposing a child to narcotics and robbery.

According to the Florence Police, Brandon Purser robbed an employee of Rising Crust, a pizza restaurant, at gunpoint as he was taking out the trash Tuesday night.

Police say Purser's face was initially covered up and he did not notice three other employee's were also standing outside. During a short scuffle, Purser's face was revealed and witnesses were able to identify him.

When police went to arrest Purser, they found a young child with him, along with drug paraphernalia inside of the home.

Purser has been charged with robbery and exposing a child to narcotics. He is being held in the Lauderdale County Jail on a $55,000 bond.

Kristen Moore was also arrested and charged with exposing a child to narcotics. She was taken to the Lauderdale County Jail and has since made bond of $5,000.

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