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Man Who Robbed 5-Year-Old Arrested

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An 18-year-old man was arrested earlier this week for robbing a 5-year-old of a gold chain necklace. Back on January 4th, German Palma allegedly rode his bicycle by the boy, yanking off a gold chain around his neck. "It is clear from video that the force of the suspect’s actions was violent enough to lift the victim up off the ground and drag him along the sidewalk," the LAPD explained in a press release in early January.

It happened around 3:25 p.m. on the 5300 block of South Main Street.

Today, the LAPD announced the capture of Palma, who was taken into custody on January 26th, thanks to an anonymous tip. Palma's bail was set to $50,000.