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Arrest in Rutland assault and robbery

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Rutland police say they've caught a man who robbed a woman at knifepoint Friday morning.

They say at about 8 a.m., the woman was walking on Grove Street when Robert Van Driel, 25, brandished a knife and took her purse.

He fled, but was seen going into a house on Park Avenue, where he was later arrested.

The woman was not hurt and she got her purse back.

Van Driel faces assault and robbery charges.

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