Two arrested for several armed robberies in Tigerland-area

Two arrested for several armed robberies in Tigerland-area
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POSTED: Friday, December 14, 2012 - 11:57am

UPDATED: Friday, December 14, 2012 - 1:04pm

Two men are locked up for allegedly committing several robberies in the Tigerland-area.

The Baton Rouge Police Department reports that Khristian George, 19, and Diondre Handy, 19, were taken into custody on Thursday, Dec. 13. Investigators believe the duo to be responsible for several robberies of individuals, including one incident where two victims were shot in the hand. That robbery happened on East Boyd Street back in November.

Both men were charged with three counts of Armed Robbery, one count of Attempted Armed Robbery, one count of Attempted First-Degree Murder, three counts of Simple Robbery, Possession of a Firearm with a Controlled Dangerous Substance, Possession of Marijuana, and Possession of a Stolen Firearm.

Detectives also arrested Monica Marie George, 39, for Possession of a Firearm with a Controlled Dangerous Substance, Possession of Marijuana, and Possession of a Stolen Firearm.

We’re told the investigation is ongoing and additional arrests are possible.
 

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