Cleveland City Worker charged with Aggravated Robbery

A City of Cleveland employee arrested over the weekend in connection with a robbery has now been charge with aggravated robbery.

19 Action News broke this story over the weekend.

Antone Lawson, and another man, Gartrell Chapman, who has also been charged, were arrested after two men said they were robbed on E. 119th Saturday evening.  The victims were able to give police a license plate and vehicle description.

Officers locate the vehicle, a silver Dodge Magnum, at Lee and Hollyhill and initiated a traffic stop.

Lawson, who is a City of Cleveland Urban Forestry Employee, also had an SKS 7.62 caliber Rifle confiscated from his home.

A high bond was set for the other man, Chapman because he has an extensive criminal history and has already tried to contact one of the victims.

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