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Police catch Willimantic standoff suspect

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WILLIMANTIC– A man accused in a Willimantic armed robbery Sunday night has been arrested.

Joshua Omar Sauri was caught just after midnight Wednesday in the area of Cameo Drive by a K9 unit.

Police said he robbed two women at gunpoint Sunday night on Gem Drive and then holed up in a nearby home where there was a stand-off with police. But they said somehow Sauri managed to escape.

He faces robbery and larceny charges and is due in court Wednesday morning.