ST. THOMAS — A 20-year-old St. Thomas man has been extradited from Maryland in connection with the May 25 gunpoint robbery of Exquisite Barber Shop and Bar in Vitraco Park, according to V.I. Police Department spokesman Toby Derima.

Shemar Coward was arrested by warrant Friday and charged with first and second-degree robbery, first-degree burglary, first-degree assault, use of a firearm during the commission of a crime of violence, and conspiracy to commit robbery, Derima said in a news release.

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