Three arrested for armed robbery


TUPELO – Tupelo Police charged three Shannon men with armed robbery in connection with the Tuesday robbery of a Tupelo man on Ruth Street.

Martavious Bogan, 18, Christian Hendricks, 32, and Brenzo Gillard, 21, all of Shannon, were charged with armed robbery Tuesday.

A Tupelo man reported a vehicle stopped in front of his Ruth Street residence around 12:20 p.m. and the passengers asked for directions. As he was talking to them, he reported one exited the vehicle, showed a weapon and demanded money.

Tupelo Police Capt. Rusty Haynes said he gave them his money and they left.

The suspects were found in Chickasaw County in a vehicle matching the description given to police within a few hours of the incident.

The Chickasaw County Sheriff’s Office assisted with the investigation.

The three men were being held Wednesday in the Lee County Adult Jail.

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