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Suspected armed robber arrested in Winnsboro

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Winnsboro, La. (KNOE 8 News) - The Franklin Parish Sheriff's Office apprehended an armed robbery suspect within minutes of firing his gun in a Winnsboro AT&T store.

Sheriff Kevin Cobb says 50-year-old Scottie Dean Fields walked in the store on Saturday where his estranged wife works, allegedly robbed her, took $5,000 and fired his gun in the store.

He was arrested with in minutes and is in Franklin Parish Detention Center on a $250,000 bond. Thankfully, no one was hurt.

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