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Police arrest two in Hardee’s Robbery

Published 1:11am Saturday, May 3, 2014

Two Arrests were made Thursday, May 1 and two on Friday. May 2, in the armed robbery that occurred at Hardee’s in Brundidge around 12:20 a.m. Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Brundidge Police Chief Moses Davenport said Nidia Shanina Brooks, 34, of Brundidge was arrested on the charge of robbery first degree, class A felony. Xavier Stephon Foster, 20 of Brundidge was arrested on robbery first degree, class A felony. Foster was also charged with attempted murder, another class A felony.
“This charge come from were he allegedly fired a handgun at Jacory Townsend on South Main Street in Brundidge around 3:15 p.m. Friday, April 25,” Davenport said. “This is not directly related to the robbery but may have stemmed from talk about it.”
Warrants were also issued Thursday for Stephon Jerome Fryer, 19, Louisville, robbery first degree, class A felony, and Devonta Rumph, 18, Banks, class A felony for the robbery at Hardee’s, Davenport said.
“All four suspects have been taken into custody and placed in the Pike County Jail with bonds of $50,000 each set for robbery and $75,000 for attempted murder.
The investigation is ongoing.
Davenport said the Brundidge Police Department received a call around 12:35 a.m. Tuesday that a robbery had occurred at Hardee’s on U.S. Highway 231 in Brundidge.
“What occurred was that a manager went out to move his vehicle closer to the building and two black males approached him with gun,” Davenport said. “They took his cell phone and his wallet and forced him to go back in the building and took the money that had been bagged for deposit, around $700. Then, they left on foot.”
Davenport said the investigation revealed that a driver was also involved in the robbery.
The chief said the warrants for the four suspects could be obtained due to the dedication and hard work by Investigator Hiersche and Sgt. Beasley with assistance from the District Attorney’s office.

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