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Middletown bike robber who ‘preyed on elderly’ arrested

A Middletown man has been arrested and charged with aggravated robbery after he allegedly robbed an elderly man while riding a bike, Middletown police said.

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Randy Scott Womack, 45, of Vannest Avenue, was arrested Wednesday morning after an investigation found he allegedly robbed an elderly man in a business lot on North Verity Parkway. A search warrant was also served at his residence, police said.

Additional charges may be coming, according to police.

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On Sunday, a Middletown man told police that he parked his car at Skateway, 2514 N. Verity Parkway, then walked next door to look at cars at Bill Williams Auto.

He said a man on a bike held him at knife point, took his wallet, then fled on his bike.

The man said his wallet contained $70, a driver’s license and a medical card.

Womack remains in the City Jail and will appear Friday in Middletown Municipal Court.

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Womack “preyed on the elderly” while riding his bike, according to the police department’s Facebook page.

Anyone with information regarding Womack or crimes he may have committed are asked to call the Criminal Investigative Division at 513-425-7737.

There have been a rash of robberies committed recently by people riding bikes, according to police reports.

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