Two men arrested in armed robbery

Published 9:25 am Thursday, December 31, 2020

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Two Troy men have been charged in an armed robbery that took place Christmas Eve at a local hotel.

Emilio Martez Shipman, 31, and Bobby Lewis Guice, 52, were arrested Tuesday and charged with robbery first degree. Both were being held in the Pike County Jail on $50,000 bond.

The incident took place about 12:45 p.m. Dec. 24 at a hotel in the 100 block of U.S. 231 North, according to police.

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The victim told police he had been robbed at gunpoint and an undisclosed amount of money was taken.

Police arrested Shipman at a residence in the 100 block of Rose Circle on Tuesday morning. Guice turned himself in at about noon that day.

The case remains under investigation by the Troy Police Department.