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November 12, 2009
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Facebook message frees N.Y. robbery suspect

Associated Press

NEW YORK — A 19-year-old New York City man arrested on robbery charges has been exonerated thanks to his Facebook page.

Rodney Bradford was held for 12 days on suspicion of robbing two people on Oct. 17 in the Brooklyn public housing complex where he lives.

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Bradford and witnesses insisted he was innocent. They said he was at his father's Harlem apartment when the crime occurred.

A playful message was posted on Bradford's Facebook page one minute before the robbery. In it, he asked his girlfriend where his pancakes were.

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Prosecutors dropped the charges after Facebook verified the words had been typed from a computer at his father's building.



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