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It was earlier reported that OJ Simpson’s bail had been set at $78,000. The AP is now reporting that a judge has ordered Simpson held without bail on armed robbery charges.

The Las Vegas Metro Police Department Issued the following press release:

On Thursday, September 13, 2007 at approximately 8 p.m. the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department received a call of a robbery that had just occurred at 2411 W. Sahara Avenue.Officers responded to that location and they were told that one of the suspects that was involved in the robbery was O. J. Simpson. Robbery Detectives responded to that location, and were informed by the victims that several individuals had come in contact with the victims and had taken sports memorabilia from the victims. According to the victims several firearms were used during the robbery. On Friday, September 14, 2007, detectives received an anonymous tip that a subject involved with the robbery would be at the airport. Detectives were able to confirm this information and on Saturday, September 15, 2007 , were able to contact an individual at the airport, who agreed to be interviewed. This person was identified as Walter Alexander, 46 years old of Mesa, AZ.

Read the the rest of the statement at TMZ