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Columbus police charge three men with armed robbery

Three Columbus men face criminal charges in connection to an armed robbery that happened on July 9.

Posted: Jul 17, 2019 2:30 PM
Updated: Jul 17, 2019 6:56 PM

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WTVA) - Columbus police arrested three men in connection to an armed robbery that recently happened.

Police identified the three suspects as Terrius Armistad, 18; Kajarius Anderson, 21; and Devin Tate, 21. All are from Columbus.

(L-R): Armistad, Anderson, Tate | Photo: Lowndes County Sheriff's Department

Police Chief Fred Shelton said the armed robbery happened on July 9 at a house in Byrnes Circle in Columbus.

He said the robbery was not random, and the suspects knew the victims.

The incident started when a victim let the suspects into the locked house, Shelton said. Once inside, the suspects robbed the victims of a small amount of cash and other items.

Police charged Armistad with two counts of armed robbery.

They charged Anderson with armed robbery, aggravated assault and shooting into a vehicle.

Police charged Tate with two counts of armed robbery.

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