A 28-year-old Philomath man has been arrested in connection with a Dec. 27 ATM robbery in downtown Corvallis.

Christopher J. Becker was arrested Thursday in Lincoln County and is being held in the Benton County Jail on $40,000 bail. Becker has been charged with robbery III, theft III, harassment, criminal trespass III, assault IV and disorderly conduct II.

Becker is alleged to have been responsible for robbing a person at an ATM at the Bank of America, 324 SW Third St. Becker, police said, did not display or use any weapons in the heist. Police say Becker came up behind a person collecting cash from the ATM, wrestled the money from the victim and fled on foot. The victim was not harmed, police said.

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