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Little Italy robbery suspect released from jail

Posted: 3:18 PM, Dec 09, 2015
Updated: 2015-12-09 20:18:51Z

A suspect arrested for a robbery in Cleveland's Little Italy neighborhood Saturday has been released from jail. 

According to a police spokesperson, a 61-year-old priest was approached by three men as he walked to his car after leaving a church near East 120th and Mayfield Road Saturday . He sustained hand and face injuries in the attack but refused medical attention.

A suspect was arrested for the robbery and is believed by police to be connected to several others. 

Cleveland police said Wednesday that the suspect was released pending further investigation of the incident.