A Utica man has been arrested in connection with the April 1st robbery of the Fastrac on Oriskany Street.

A clerk at Fastrac called Utica Police early this morning.to report that the same man who had robbed the store was now shoplifting and fled the store.

Officers found 20-year old Jorge Alvarado on Parker Street and he was identified as the suspect in both cases.

Alvarado was charged with robbery, petty larceny and false personation.