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Man arrested after robbery turns into pursuit with shots fired

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(Source: Muscogee County Jail) (Source: Muscogee County Jail)

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - According to Columbus police, a man robbed Jimmy's Fine Jewelry Saturday afternoon in Uptown Columbus and a store worker chased after the man, firing shots at the suspect.

Police say 22-year-old John Paul Dube Jr. came into the jewelry store and grabbed a watch. 

The owner then chased the suspect out of the store to the RiverWalk.

Police say they believe the shots were warning shots.

The suspect was apprehended and held by a citizen until police arrived and arrested the suspect.

No injuries were reported in the incident.

Dube Jr. is being held in the Muscogee County Jail and is charged with robbery.

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