Trenton police: Man sees robbery video of himself, turns himself in

 Trenton police say Dwaine Whitaker entered a business in the 1100 block of East State Street on July 14, 2015 at approximately 6:30 pm brandishing a handgun and demanding money. (Image via the video)

Trenton police say Dwaine Whitaker entered a business in the 1100 block of East State Street on July 14, 2015 at approximately 6:30 pm brandishing a handgun and demanding money. (Image via the video)

Police say a man shown in a surveillance video trying to rob a New Jersey business later watched the recording online and turned himself in.

Trenton police Lt. Stephen Varn tells NJ.com that Dwaine Whitaker appeared on surveillance video trying to hold up a business at gunpoint on Tuesday. Whitaker turned himself in Friday.

Authorities say a friend told Whitaker about the video and he turned himself in after watching it.

Whitaker has been charged with armed robbery and weapons offenses.

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Attempts to reach an attorney for Whitaker for comment have been unsuccessful.

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