Athens Police Nab Armed Roobery Suspect
Athens-Clarke County Police are searching for suspected gang members after an armed robbery and assault. Police have arrested one of several suspects wanted in connection with that armed robbery.
17-year old Shunquavious Brown was taken into custody after a brief chase near his home near Sunny Hills Drive.
Earlier, police were called to the scene of a fight in progress on Coleridge Court. When they arrived the victim told them that two males entered his apartment through an unlocked back door and demanded money while pointing a gun at the victim. Another suspect was outside the residence. Police say after a scuffle, the suspects took cash and marijuana from the victim.
The suspects fled on foot, the victim followed and he was attacked again by the suspects.
Brown is charged with Armed Robbery, Aggravated Assault, Hit and Run and other offenses. Felony arrest warrants for Armed Robbery, Aggravated Assault, and Violation of the Georgia Gang Act have been secured for the remaining suspects: 21-year old Markeith Laguings, , 17-year old Jarrell Browner, ; and a 15-year old male.
If anyone has additional information reference this case they are asked to call Athens-Clarke Police.