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Sep 9, 2009 11:12 AM by Associated Press

Robber returned, asked victim for date

A robbery suspect was arrested when he returned to the scene of the crime to ask the victim out on a date, police said.

Columbus police allege that Stephfon Bennett, 20, was among three men who robbed a couple late Sunday. Sgt. Sean Laird said the woman recognized Bennett as one of the robbers when he returned to ask her out about two hours later. She had a relative call 911.

Police said Bennett was arrested in front of the home. He was arraigned Tuesday on a charge of aggravated robbery and was being held in the Franklin County jail on $100,000 bail.

A public defender had not yet been assigned to Bennett's case, officials said.

 

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