Thirty-seven-year-old Lawrence D. Hudson of Tallahassee is in police custody charged in connection with a string of robberies dating back to August of 2002.
Since that time there have been a number of cases where a suspect would enter a business and imply he had a gun, but never show one. Police say Hudson would get the money from the clerks of these various businesses and then flee on foot. It was believed, however, he had a vehicle nearby. None of the clerks were injured in any of the robberies.
After an investigation, police found out the suspect was living on Slash Pine Road in Tallahassee. Police went to the residence and he was arrested without incident. Hudson was taken to police headquarters where he confessed to seven different robberies.
Tallahassee police say the robberies were at the following locations:
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