Northeast man arrested for South Philadelphia robberies

Police have arrested a Northeast man in connection with a series of South Philadelphia robberies.

Poncho Spicer of the 1100-block of Fanshawe Street in Castor Gardens, is charged with robbery and related offenses for stick-ups that took place inside the garage of the Marine Club Condominiums. Spicer, 47, was arrested after the first robbery took place in September but was later released. More robberies took place in December and January.

Spicer will appear in court Feb, 7 and is held on $1.5 million bail.

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