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Suspect arrested in connection to robbery of Portsmouth business owner

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Posted at 7:44 PM, May 22, 2012
and last updated 2012-05-22 19:44:24-04

Police have arrested Cornelius Lightfoot who has been accused of robbery and malicious wounding.

The owner of P and P Auto told NewsChannel 3 he listed a vehicle for sale and the man came to look at it on April 9th.

The owner said when he stepped out of view of the camera, the man showed a gun and demanded money.

When he couldn't give it to him, police say Lightfoot beat the owner with the gun and a bullet hit the victim in the leg.