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Man held in convenience store robbery

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A Fall River man was ordered held without bail for 60 days on charges he robbed a convenience store.

Police found David DeFrancesco, 29, hiding in his girlfriend’s closet. He’s accused of showing a Tedeschi’s store clerk a folding knife and stealing $28 before fleeing Tuesday.

DeFrancesco told police he needed money for drugs.

After the 60-day wait, he’ll be held on $5,000.

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