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Demand for sex follows robbery

A 25-year-old Fort Wayne man was arrested on preliminary charges of robbery and criminal deviate conduct Saturday night.

Police believe Aundrea Lovell Lockett, of the 8100 block of Lakeside Court, robbed a woman at gunpoint in the 2400 block of Juliette Avenue, taking her jewelry and purse containing prescription medication.

But after he robbed her, Lockett also put the gun in her mouth and ordered her to perform a sex act on him, according to court documents.

Lockett was arrested a short time later, seen throwing a clear plastic bag on the ground containing the medication bottles belonging to the victim, according to court documents.