American held for robbery of currency exchange center

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Okinawa City Police arrested 42-year-old American Tyrone Davis, a resident of Yomitan, Monday, on suspicion of robbing a currency exchange center in Chatan last March.

The exchange center was robbed at knifepoint, and the robber got away with ¥800,000 and $9,600 in cash. No one was injured during the robbery and the sole employee in the shop described the robber as someone “who looked like a foreigner.”

Okinawa City Police say Davis has admitted to all charges. Okinawa Police say there is a possibility he had an accomplice, and are continuing investigation into details of the robbery.

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