A Burlington man is scheduled to appear in court on Monday after being arrested for allegedly robbing another man at knifepoint Saturday morning.
Police responded to reports of a man holding another man at knifepoint near Bank and Pine streets just before 11:00 a.m. Officers saw a man who matched witness descriptions of the suspect., identified as Ezra Dillion, 32, near the intersection of Cherry and Battery streets.
Dillion fled, police said, and after a short pursuit, he was arrested as he exited the Cherry Street parking garage. Officers found a knife Dillon allegedly dropped as he tried to elude officers. Police also recovered the money he is accused him of stealing from the victim.
Dillion is charged with assault and robbery.