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*Update: Jonathan Ray Allen was sentenced Monday to 32 years in prison, followed by five years of supervised release, for conspiracy, robbery and firearm charges.

Allen was found guilty by a federal jury of all charges on March 23, 2012.

According to prosecutors,19 victims were able to identify Allen in court as the person who robbed them at gun point.

VIRGINIA BEACH -- APortsmouth man is charged with committing 9 robberies in five cities and more charges could be placed.

Jonathan Ray Allen, 27, was arrested June 29 for a series of robberies, most involving checking cashing businesses, in Hampton, Va. Beach, Portsmouth, Norfolk and Suffolk.

'Investigators from eight different jurisdictions were gathering and sharing information in an effort to get these suspects identified and arrested,' said Va. Beach Police spokesman MPO Adam Bernstein.

Allen could face additional charges as the investigations continue in all seven Hampton Roads cities and York County, he added.

Detectives are still seeking the identity of a man they say was working with Allen. If you can help, call Crime Line/Crime Solvers at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

CHARGES:
VA BEACH:four counts of robbery, six counts of abduction, and three counts of use of a firearm in the commission of a felony
HAMPTON: three counts of robbery, four counts of abduction, and seven counts of use of a firearm while in commission of a felony for May 28 Check into Cash of Virginia on W. Mercury Boulevard and June 13 robbery of Allied Cash Advance on N. Armistead Avenue
SUFFOLK:robbery, use of a firearm and conspiracy for the May 16 robbery of Approved Cash Advance
PORTSMOUTH: two counts of armed robbery, abduction and three counts of use of a firearm in the commission of a felony for June 26 robbery of Family Dollar Store, 5700 block of Churchland Blvd. NORFOLK: unknown charges on two cases

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