FALL RIVER (WBSM) — Fall River Police arrested a man on multiple charges after he allegedly robbed a man while armed with a knife.

Fall River Police said that just after midnight on Sunday, May 19, officers responded to 175 Milliken Boulevard for a reported armed robbery. Officers arrived to find a 34-year-old man who said he was robbed by another man with a knife.

Police said officers soon located a group of males on South Main Street, one of whom matched the description provided by the victim.

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After investigating, officers took Brandon Medeiros, 40, into custody on charges of armed robbery and assault with a dangerous weapon.

Courtesy Fall River Police
Courtesy Fall River Police

Police said that while being transported to the police station for booking, Medeiros allegedly attempted to discard a small plastic bag containing suspected cocaine and fentanyl. Police added two counts of possession of a Class A drug to the charges against Medeiros.

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