|11/10/2012 12:48:00 AM|
Man faces armed robbery charge
|From staff reports|
One man was arrested Tuesday after reports of a robbery at gunpoint near South Main Street.
Lorenzo Elmore, 21, of 666 Gage St., Greenwood, was charged with armed robbery and possession of a weapon during a violent crime in connection with the incident.
The suspect and victim were sitting in a car parked on Greene Street near Milwee Avenue the morning of the ordeal. According to a Greenwood city police report, the following occurred:
The victim was counting $200 in cash when the suspect snatched it out of his hand and got out of the car. When the victim got out of the vehicle to confront the man, the suspect pulled out a semi-automatic handgun and told the victim to "back off." The victim then got back in his car, drove from the scene and called police to report the robbery. The man gave officers a description of the suspect.
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