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DNA from cell phone leads police to robbery suspect

Allen Rogers (Source: Hamilton County Sheriff's Office) Allen Rogers (Source: Hamilton County Sheriff's Office)

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - A local man is behind bars after police used DNA to connected him to a robbery offense that occurred in October.

Allen Rogers, 55, is charged with robbery and theft.

According to the arrest report, Rogers punched a victim in the face during a theft offense and attempted to steal her purse.

He also broke out the passenger side window of her car and removed a GPS and several CD's, but he left his cell phone in her car.

Police used DNA to connect Rogers to the offense, and he was arrested Wednesday on Ezzard Charles Drive.

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