Two women robbed at Janesville laundromat

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Thursday, December 22, 2011
— A Janesville man was arrested Tuesday on charges of armed robbery after two women were robbed by a man with a knife, police reported.

Officers were called to Excalibur Laundry, 1908 Lafayette St., at 9:45 p.m. The man displayed a knife, took the womenís purses and fled.

With the help of a police dog, officers tracked a suspect to the wooded area behind Pick íN Save grocery, where he was taken into custody. Purses and a steak knife were recovered.

Arrested on two counts of armed robbery was James M. Ahline, 47, of 357 W. Racine St. upper, Janesville.

Last updated: 7:03 pm Thursday, December 13, 2012

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