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Victim uses Facebook to help police nab man in pizza-delivery robbery on Chicago’s West Side

Updated: January 2, 2014 6:45AM



Facebook helped catch a West Side man who robbed a couple delivering a pizza, prosecutors said Saturday.

Jamokae Smith, 22, was arrested Thanksgiving after a woman who’d been helping her boyfriend deliver a football-shaped pizza on Nov. 9 used Facebook to identify him.

Prosecutors said Smith held a revolver on the couple in the 5000 block of West Wabansia, and an accomplice took $13 and the pizza.

Prosecutors said Smith used his own phone to place the order and that the woman tracked him down online using the number. She then found his photo on Facebook, they said. Tina Sfondeles



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