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ELIZABETH CITY -- One person has been arrested for allegedly robbing a Taco Bell at gunpoint in Elizabeth City Sunday.

Police say 22-year-old Michael Lamont Respass jumped over the counter at the fast food joint located at 301 West Ehringhaus Street and demanded money from one of the employees.

Police say Respass took more than $1,300 and fled on foot.

Respass was later apprehended on West Church Street after a short foot pursuit.

Respass was placed on a $20,000 bond awaiting his first court appearance.

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