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Sonora Man Arrested For Robbery At Department Store

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Sonora, CA — The Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Office reports that a man allegedly stole a wallet, and then brandished a knife when he was confronted by a store employee.

It happened Monday afternoon at the Kohl’s in the Junction Shopping Center. Store employees gave deputies a vehicle description of the suspect, and direction of travel, and were able to successfully locate and pull it over.

The suspect, 48-year-old Cosmo Byrd was arrested and taken into custody without incident. Cosmo was already on parole and was charged with robbery and violation of parole.