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Three people who allegedly shoplifted from a Downtown liquor store Tuesday were arrested, two after a police foot chase and the third the day after.

Demorris Posley, 22, and Lexus Nelson, 19, both of Madison, and a 16-year-old girl were tentatively charged with retail theft, Madison police said, and Posley also was tentatively charged with strong-arm robbery.

The robbery took place at Riley's Wines of the World, 402 W. Gorham St., at about 1:45 p.m. Tuesday.

Police said Posley allegedly grabbed a bottle of liquor and threatened the clerk at the counter before fleeing the store with Nelson and the juvenile.

"Officers apprehended the juvenile and Nelson in the 500 block of West Johnson Street, after they attempted to elude officers for several blocks," said police spokeswoman Kimberly Alan.

Posley turned himself in to police on Wednesday.

Bill Novak is a general assignment reporter for the Wisconsin State Journal.