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STATESVILLE, N.C. -- Authorities in Statesville were able to identify a suspect who's accused of stealing money from a woman who was visiting an ATMin a mall parking lot.

On the afternoon of Sunday, November 24, Statesville Police say a white male approached a woman using the ATM in the parking lot of the Signal Hill Mall, stood beside her and asked how she was doing.

As soon as the currency began dispensing from the machine, police say the suspect snatched it and fled to a nearby car.

The Statesville Police Department credits the public with their very positive response to their request for the suspect's identity.

William Tyler Jarvis was taken in to custody in connection with this case and charged with common law robbery. He was booked in on a $15,000 bond.

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