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Man arrested, in custody for Snow Way garage robbery, kidnapping

22-year-old William James Cobbins has been charged with first degree robbery and kidnapping for his crime committed in Snow Way Garage nearly two months ago, the Washington University Police Department confirmed Tuesday.

WUPD Chief of Police Don Strom said Cobbins is currently being held at the St. Louis County Jail, under $75,000 cash only bond.

On Tuesday, August 28, 2012, the a 23-year-old graduate student reported that she was approached by a man claiming to have a knife, who forced her to drive him to several nearby
ATMs and withdraw cash from her bank account.

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