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Jimmie Ortiz, Chicago Man, Accused Of Wielding An Ax During A Mugging Gone Wrong

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CHICAGO -- CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago man is being held on $250,000 bond after authorities say he used an ax during a mugging.

The Chicago Sun-Times reports (http://bit.ly/18dpHBK ) that 30-year-old Jimmie Ortiz is charged with armed robbery and appeared in court Sunday.

He was arrested Saturday afternoon after authorities say he wielded an ax and told someone inside a car to "give me your stuff." He tried to take a cellphone before being overpowered by witnesses.

It wasn't immediately clear if he had an attorney and no telephone listing for Ortiz could be found.

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Information from: Chicago Sun-Times, http://www.suntimes.com/index

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