Self-Proclaimed "Addict" Arrested After Allegedly Robbing Man At Knifepoint, Leading Police On Chase In Stolen Vehicle

A man accused of robbing another man at knifepoint was arraigned on Tuesday.

According to court documents, Joshua Anthony Murray walked up behind another man along the 1200 block of Oakland Park Avenue on Sunday afternoon and threatened him with a knife.

Murray told the man that he was an addict and needed to feed his children, documents stated.

The alleged victim told Murray that he only had $10, and Murray forced the man into the alleged victim's vehicle so he could drive Murray to an ATM.

The man escaped out the passenger side door and ran, and Murray drove off with the alleged victim's vehicle, court documents stated.

Officers located the vehicle in a parking lot a short time later, and Murray allegedly took off from officers and led them on a short pursuit. Murray then bailed from the vehicle and ran. Officers took Murray into custody a short
time later.

Murray is charged with aggravated robbery and is being held on a $30,000 bond.

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