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Man charged with armed robbery

STATESBORO, GA (WTOC) -

A man has been arrested and charged in connection with a strong-arm robbery that occurred July 16 in Statesboro.

Reginald Lamar Gordon, 22, of Statesboro, is charged with one count of armed robbery and one count of aggravated battery.

Statesboro police said Jeremy Jamario Small got into a vehicle with an acquaintance and driven to an apartment complex or dormitory where there were two men unknowingly waiting for Small. They attacked him and took his shoes and cell phone. Small was then driven to WalMart by the acquaintance and put out of the vehicle.  He suffered several injuries to his head and face.

Det. Tommy Brown identified one of the attackers as Gordon. He was arrested on Tuesday. The investigation continues and more arrested are expected.

Anyone with information concerning this case is asked to contact Brown at the Statesboro Police Dept. at 912.764.9911. You may also anonymously submit information to www.tipsoft.com or by texting a tip to "TIPSSPD plus your message" to 274637 (CRIMES). All information is strictly confidential.

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