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Gary man charged in robbery of Brunswick Cleaners

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An armed robbery charge has been filed in Lake Superior court against a 20-year-old Gary man in a 2012 holdup.

Samuel Lee Franklin, of 125 W. 7th St., is charged in the Jan. 20, 2012, robbery of Brunswick Cleaners, 4815 W. 5th Ave., Gary, in which two men jumped the counter and stole about $60 while a third man stood by the counter with a silver-colored revolver pointed at an employee and a customer. Franklin is charged with taking the money and the employee’s cell phone.

All three suspects wore black hoodies, ski masks and blue jeans.

The charge is punishable by six to 20 years.



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