A man wanted for a strong-arm robbery incident in Maynard, has now been arrested.

42 year old Scott Peska of Marengo was taken into custody Monday afternoon (April 10, 2017), by the Fayette County Sheriff's Office. He had been arrested earlier in the day by the Benton County Sheriff, then transferred to Fayette County for the booking.

Peska was wanted in Fayette County on charges of Robbery 2nd Degree, Driving While Barred, and Trespassing with Injury or Damage Greater than $200.

Peska is accused of breaking into a Maynard home, struggling with a woman, and stealing her cell phone, injuring the woman in the process. He then fled the area.

Peska is now being held in the Fayette County jail on $20,000 cash bond.

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