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Father convicted in armed robbery with son

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Updated: 5/17/2013 11:47 pm

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A Jacksonville man was convicted in a February 2012 armed robbery he committed with his teenage son.

Larry G. Jossey, Jr., 35, was convicted this week on a charge of armed robbery after he devised a plan to rob and carjack a person. While his 16-year-old son and a 17-year-old friend were in the car, Jossey went to a local gas station to find someone to rob. Jossey spotted a 62-year-old man, followed the victim home, and when man got out of his car, Jossey and his son held him up at gunpoint. Jossey then took the victim's money and car.

Police found the victim's stolen car at Jossey's home.

Jossey faces mandatory life in prison. Jossey has felony convictions for driving with a Llcense suspended or revoked, battery upon a pregnant female and carrying a concealed firearm. He will be sentenced June 18.

Jossey's son, Larry Jossey III, pleaded guilty to a charge of armed robbery. He will be sentenced next month.

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