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Arrest made in Westlake convenience store robbery

Posted at 5:22 PM, Oct 18, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-18 17:22:31-04

Authorities have arrested a man who allegedly robbed a Westlake convenience store at gunpoint on Oct. 12.

Mousa H. Abukhalil, 29, of Lakewood, was charged with one count of aggravated robbery, according to Rocky River Municipal Court records.

Last week a man fitting Abukhalil's description walked into the Convenient Food Mart on Detroit Road, pointed a gun at the store's clerk and demanded money, according to Westlake police. The clerk was unharmed, and the suspect ran from the scene.

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Police said they located Abukhalil on Monday around 7:19 p.m. near East 61st Street and Superior Avenue in Cleveland. He was arrested without incident, authorities said.

Abukhalil's case has been bound over to a Cuyahoga County Grand Jury. He is currently being held in lieu of a $250,000 bond.