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Dewayne Curry

A Baton Rouge man was arrested Thursday in the armed robbery of a barber shop, Baton Rouge Police reported.

Dewayne Curry, 21, was booked into East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on one count each of armed robbery and felon in possession of a firearm.

Curry entered a barber shop shortly before 12:45 p.m. Thursday armed with a handgun and demanded the victim’s wallet and his cell phone, according to the arrest report. He then rode away on a pink bicycle.

The report does not indicate the location of the barber shop.

Soon after the incident, a police detective saw Curry on Florida Boulevard, the report says. Curry ran into a house on North Acadian Thruway where police found him hiding under a bed at the back of the home.

According to the booking documents, Curry is a suspect in several other robberies in the area.