Police charged a one-armed man with unarmed robbery
early Wednesday afternoon following an incident that occurred about noon on Wednesday a block away from the police station.
The suspect, Manuel Hernandez, 28, of 52 Avon Place, goes by the street name of Lefty, Sgt. John M. Delaney said.
Hernandez robbed a 58-year-old man of his wallet at the corner of Chestnut and Mattoon streets about noon, Delaney, aide to Police Commissioner William J. Fitchet said. The wallet contained $354 in cash, he said.