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Theater Beating Suspect Caught

Posted Saturday, July 12th 2014 @ 9am

Brandon, Fla.-(Newsradio 970WFLA)-Hillsborough deputies have arrested the man wanted for the beating and robbery of a 62 year-old woman in broad daylight.

Investigators say 19 year-old Ja'Marcus Da'Sha Russ is the man who attacked the woman as she was headed for the Regency Square Cinema on West Brandon Blvd. Deputies say Russ shoved the woman to the ground, kicked her and then stole her purse.

Tips led deputies to Russ after the Brandon teen was caught on surveillance video using the stolen credit cards at several stores in the area. Russ is charged with robbery, assault and a number of counts of fradulent use of a credit card.

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