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Suspect Robs One Dry Cleaner, Tries to Steal Car at Another

Posted December 13, 2006 2:24 p.m. EST
Updated December 13, 2006 8:46 p.m. EST

— Police say a man robbed a dry cleaner in Fayetteville, then led officers to another dry cleaner business and attempted to steal a car there.

Authorities said Jerome Dodenhoff, 34, robbed the Cliffdale Cleaners in Fayetteville at around 8:30 a.m. Wednesday.

Police followed Dodenhoff's Pontiac to the One Hour Cleaners in Haymont. Along the way, the car's tires became flat, police said.

Officers said Dodenhoff then tried to carjack a Lexus. Authorities arrested him before he could get away.

Dodenhoff has been charged with robbery and larceny of a motor vehicle.