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Man arrested after gunpoint robbery of Prescription Center in Willmar

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Willmar Minnesota 2208 Trott Ave. SW / P.O. Box 839 56201

WILLMAR -- A man is being held in the Kandiyohi County Jail on charges of aggravated robbery, theft and possession of controlled substances for allegedly robbing the Prescription Center around 5:30 p.m. Friday in Willmar.

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According to a news release from the Willmar Police Department, James Howard Stellman was located by a Kandiyohi County sheriff's deputy shortly after the incident and was arrested.

The county dispatch center received a call just after 5:30 p.m. Friday from an employee of the Prescription Center who said that a man had brandished a gun and demanded prescription drugs. The caller gave a description of the man, his vehicle and his direction of travel.

A search warrant was executed on Stellman's vehicle and a handgun and clothing matching the description were located, along with prescription medications.

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