SAVANNAH, GA (June 8, 2011): An 18-year-old homeless man has been charged with armed robbery in the May 11

attack on two Hispanic men walking to their residence from a nearby store.


Christopher William Jones was arrested by Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police in a store at Augusta Avenue and Portland Street about 2:15 p.m. Wednesday. He had been identified as one of two suspects during the investigation of the attack and robbery of the two men on a foot path near their residence on Ogeechee Road.


Both victims stated that they were walking back home when two black males, one on each side of the path, hit them on the head, forced them to the ground and robbed at gunpoint near the 4700 block of Ogeechee.


Detectives with the SCMPD Robbery Division are looking into other robberies of Hispanic victims in the area and the investigation into this one is continuing as well.



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