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Armed with a handgun, a Jersey City couple robbed a $30 bottle of perfume from a Secaucus clothing store, but they were caught by Jersey City police a short time later, authorities said.

Joseph Cosme, 45, was charged with robbery, possession of burglary tools and conspiracy to commit robbery, Secaucus police Capt. Dennis Miller said. He was also wanted on two outstanding warrants from Jersey City. Teresa Valentin, 43, of Jersey City, identified as Cosme's girlfriend, was charged with conspiracy to commit robbery.

Secaucus police responded to TJ Maxx at 7:42 p.m. on March 6 on the report of an armed robbery, Miller said.

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