SAVANNAH, GA (July 17, 2014): Members of the public, patrol officers and undercover detectives worked together this morning to interrupt a robbery in which a man was being beaten and took three suspects into custody.

Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Islands Precinct Officers, alerted by passers-by, quickly surrounded a house on the 300 block of Lawton Avenue about 9:43 a.m. and were quickly joined by detectives from both Islands and Central precincts.

Responding officers observed a blue Toyota Corolla speeding from East Henry Street onto Live Oak Street and crash into the front steps of a house.
Three males have been arrested in the investigation.

Robbery Detectives from the Metro Criminal Investigations Division continue to investigate the robbery and incidents related to it. A confidential Tip Line is open directly to investigators at (912) 525-3124.

Anyone with information on the case also may call Crimestoppers at (912) 234-2020 or text CRIMES (274637) using the keyword CSTOP2020. Tipsters to Crimestoppers remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward.