Speech to Text for Starkville man charged with robbery
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starkville police arrested a man accused of robbery. it was near highway 12 at a zaxbys restaurant our wtva xavier joins of live with more of what we know. craig emily, i am told that 40 year old roger forrester never held anyone at gun point but because he did take property from someone and put them in immediate fear of their life it is consider to be a robbery. i took to the streets and asked a few residents how would they react in this scenario. ." "first thing i would do is give them the money then ask them to not hurt me" " would probably try and smashed the gas and pull off but if i couldn't get out i will probably just go ahead and give them the money i don't think no money is worth an individuals life" roger forrester was arrested by the starkville police department after they received calls of a white male asking motorist for money with a firearm. that firearm was later discovered to be a pellet gun. frank nichols/starkville police cheif "he approached a young lady with weapon maybe out to his side not directly pointed at her at the time he knocked on her window and did ask for change and she did see a gun." stand up xavier harris/starkville, oktibbeha county "this driveway behind me is where that incident took place now you may ask yourself if he asked for the change how could become a robbery. " you have to have two elements the taking of property and you have to have a weapon used in someone in fear of their life or being put in intimidation" forrester will have a preliminary hearing on june 21st. he is currently behind bars at the oktibbeha county jail where his bond was set at $10,000. live in starkville xavier harris wtva nine news. a string of