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Police: Man admits to robbing Subway in Coos Bay

Police contacted a man who they said matched the description of a robbery suspect. During the interview, the man admitted to the crime.

Posted: Feb 23, 2018 6:24 AM
Updated: Feb 23, 2018 10:48 AM

COOS BAY, Ore. – Officers tracked down a Coos Bay man Thursday suspected of robbing a Subway. Officers said he admitted to the crime.

Coos Bay Police received a call of an armed robbery at the Subway on 1st Street on Wednesday. They said the suspect threatened the subway employee with a gun, demanded money, then ran away.

Police contacted Jason Garcia. They said he matched the description of the suspect. 

During the interview, Garcia admitted to the robbery. He was taken into custody for robbery, unlawful use of a weapon, menacing and theft.

He was booked into the Coos County Jail.

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