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Northeast District police arrested a Kerns Avenue man Wednesday night and charged him with beating a woman June 27 and robbing the same woman at knifepoint Wednesday.

Melvin Bell, 47, was charged with first-degree robbery, second-degree assault, second-degree menacing, fourth-degree grand larceny, aggravated criminal contempt and second-degree harassment.

The woman, who had obtained a restraining order against Bell, told police that Bell allegedly kicked her in the face and stomach with a steel-toed boot June 27, causing a concussion.

Wednesday, Bell allegedly pulled a 5-inch knife on her and stole the woman’s purse, which contained a credit card.