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Commerce woman arrested for aggravated robbery

By Scott Harvey

Commerce – Commerce Police have arrested a woman on charges she attempted to rob a resident while threatening him with a knife.

Officers were called to an apartment in the 800 block of Culver on Wednesday, where they were able to detain Vonisha Brown and obtain the weapon she alleged used.

A victim reported that the Brown had knocked on his door brandishing a knife and demanding money. After searching the man's pockets the woman entered the apartment, which is when the man escaped and called police.

Ms. Brown is charged with aggravated robbery charges and is currently in jail on $500,000 bond.