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Woman Robbed in Kohl's Parking Lot
A Springfield man is in custody tonight after allegedly carjacking an elderly shopper at a west side shopping center. Police said Joshua Rego, 29, got into a woman's car in the Kohl's parking lot around 9:00 this morning and sat in the back seat armed with a handgun, waiting for the woman.
The woman gave the suspect $600 in cash, then drove him to the area of Fifth and Spruce streets, where he got out.
A witness and surveillance tape led police to the Lincoln Lodge, where Rego was arrested.
In addition to the Kohl's incident, Rego was also wanted for stealing two cars and robbing a business.