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Cedar Rapids man robbed 3 at gunpoint Friday, police said

Jovon Ellis Jr.
Jovon Ellis Jr.

CEDAR RAPIDS — A Cedar Rapids man robbed three individuals at gunpoint Friday, according to the Cedar Rapids Police Department.

Jovon T. Ellis Jr., 18, of 1552 Washington Ave. SE, is accused of pointing a gun at three people and taking their phones, cash and purse Friday in the 5200 block of Wilson Avenue SW in Cedar Rapids.

Ellis has been charged with second-degree robbery, a Class C felony punishable by up to 10 years in prison.

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