Man escapes on bicycle after armed robbery of Lima pedestrian

LIMA — Lima police are investigating an armed robbery of a pedestrian that took place on New Year’s Day.

According to a police department spokesman, Marvin Tincher, 40, of Lima, was walking in the area of Glenwood and Lakeview avenues at approximately 5:15 p.m. Jan. 1 when he was approached by a black male riding a bicycle. The suspect brandished a black handgun and demanded cash from Tincher, along with his cell phone, before fleeing the area.

The victim was unable to provide any further description of the suspect and this incident remains under investigation, according to the police spokesman.

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