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Warrants issued for Atlanta area men for Mother's Day weekend fight


Savannah-Chatham Metro detectives have obtained warrants for the arrest of two Atlanta area residents in connection to a River Street fight over Mother's Day weekend.

Misdemeanor warrants have been filed for Robert William Gray, 40, of Cumming, GA and Richard Wayne Barnes of Lawrenceville, GA. Both have been charged with affray for their roles in a fight near Rousakis Plaza on the night of May 10.

The warrants come after surveillance cameras captures an altercation between two men as they passed each other on a crowded street.

According to SCMPD, the video surveillance shows Robert William Gray dressed in a dark colored short-sleeved shirt, tan shorts, and white sneakers, with a white bag in his right hand and a cup in his left hand. Richard Wayne Barnes was shown in a white hat, red shirt, blue jeans and white shoes. The surveillance shows both groups carrying beverages.

Police arrived on scene 10 minutes after the first call was made. Members of one of the families remained. Responding officers reported a strong odor of alcohol among members in the group.

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