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Pocatello man charged with robbery and battery

By Staff Writer
Published On: Dec 24 2012 10:00:15 AM CST
Updated On: Dec 24 2012 05:30:08 PM CST
David Andrew Fink
POCATELLO, Idaho -

A 35-year-old Pocatello man is being held in the Bannock County jail after police said he strong-armed money from a woman.


David Andrew Fink was arrested at 12:07 a.m. Sunday on charges of robbery , battery and possession of a controlled substance.

Police said Fink grabbed a woman as she sat in her car in a parking area at 1120 McKinley and demanded she give him money.  He said he needed the cash to buy prescription medication. 

The woman handed over $180 in cash.

Fink was captured about three hours later at 758 N. 11th St.

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