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Police nab man who beat and robbed victim in Jonestown

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One man experienced quite the frightening situation while walking in the Jonestown area of Tamuning today. The victim had been robbed by another man armed with a knife. It didn't long, however, for police to track down the suspect.

Atanaciao Sablan Cepeda is charged with robbery, terrorizing, assault, use of a deadly weapon, assault on a police officer, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct.

Police said the suspect was holding a knife when he allegedly punched the victim's face, forcing him to fall to the ground. He is accused of taking off with the victim's cell phone. Authorities got a description of the suspect and were able to find him to make the arrest.

But, he didn't go without a fight. Police said he also starting attacking the two officers before being taken into custody.

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