Man arrested after armed robbery to Cash Store

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) -- An Aurora man is arrested after robbing a local business and leading police on a chase.

22-year-old Joseph Lafan has been charged with Armed Robbery and Resisting Arrest.

Officers say Lafan committed an armed robbery around 6 Friday evening to the Cash Store on 11th Street. Lafan entered the store wearing a mask and armed with a handgun. He demanded money from the clerk and fled the store on foot with the cash. Lafan led officers on a brief foot chase before he was arrested.