Robbery Suspect Arrested

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A man from Scranton is locked up after admitting he robbed a deli Monday morning, according to police.

Investigators said a man wearing a mask and carrying a gun robbed White House Steak and Deli on East Elm Street, getting away with about $70.

Detectives identified the man as Quran Stokes, 21, of Scranton. During questioning, Stoked admitted he robbed the deli to get money to pay off a debt.

Stokes is being held in the Lackawanna County jail on armed robber, theft and receiving stolen property charges.