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TV viewers help nab punk who robbed an RTA driver

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Police arrest Darryl Griffin, accused of aggravated robbery. (Source: RTA) Police arrest Darryl Griffin, accused of aggravated robbery. (Source: RTA)
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CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) -

RTA Transit Police have arrested a man accused of robbing an RTA driver last month.

39-year old Darryl Griffin was arrested Tuesday morning and is locked up in the Cleveland jail.

Cops say on June 26, 2014 Griffin grabbed the driver's purse and some other belongings, before running off the bus. It happened around 4:00 a.m. The driver was not hurt.

RTA Spokesperson Mary Shaffer says thanks to a TV viewer, RTA Transit Police received a tip and followed it to make an arrest.

Griffin is expected to be charged with aggravated robbery, kidnapping and disruption of public service.

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