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Robber of 2 businesses gets 4.5 years in prison


A Toledo man who robbed two businesses on the same day was sentenced Tuesday to 4.5 years in prison.

John Zimmerman, 54, of 150 Maryland Ave., entered an Alford plea in April to two counts of robbery and was found guilty by Lucas County Common Pleas Judge Frederick McDonald.

Zimmerman acted as if he had a gun and attempted to rob Marco’s Pizza, 149 Main St., Feb. 1 then robbed Tobacco Island, 714 Dearborn Ave., a few hours later.

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