Wanted Felon From Florida Arrested in Canton

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    A fugitive felon from Florida was arrested at a Chinese restaurant in Canton on Monday evening.

    Police said 43-year-old Mei Wang Cheng is wanted in Florida for robbery with a firearm, burglary with a firearm and kidnapping with a firearm. The circumstances surrounding the charges are unclear.

    He is now also charged as a fugitive from justice.

    Canton police and the United States Marshals Service received a tip Monday and arrested Cheng around 6 p.m. at the Chinatown Restaurant at 250 Albany Turnpike in Canton, authorities said.

    Cheng is being held on a $1 million bond and will appear in Hartford Superior Court before being extradited to Florida.