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NEW INFO: Third Arrest Made in Huntington Armed Robbery

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

UPDATE 8/15/12
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- The third suspect has been arrested in connection with an armed robbery that happened in January in Huntington.

Huntington Police say three men broke into a man's home on January 19 on Wilson Court and robbed him at gunpoint.

A week later, DeJuan Hairston, 23, of Huntington, was arrested and charged with first-degree robbery. Huntington Police say Hairston has made a plea in the case and was sentenced to prison time.

Two weeks ago, Phillip Osborne was arrested in a drug bust in Huntington. He is facing drug charges, along with the robbery charges. Osborne is being held in the Western Regional Jail and is scheduled to be back in court later this month.

Then, Tuesday, another man was arrested for the crime. Keeshawn Lewis, 22, of Huntington, is charged with three counts of first-degree robbery.

He was arrested in Columbus and brought back to Huntington.

Huntington Police say the men stole a laptop, an iPod, a TV, an Xbox and controllers.



UPDATE 1/28/12 @ 12:05 a.m.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- One of three people accused of breaking into a home and robbing a man at gunpoint earlier this month was arrested Friday by Huntington Police.

DeJuan Hairston, 23, of Huntington, was arrested and charged with first-degree robbery.

According to the criminal complaint, Hairston and two others broke into a home along Wilson Court on Jan 19. Taken were a TV, a computer, an Xbox console and an iPod.

Police say more charges and more arrests are pending.



ORIGINAL STORY 1/19/12
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Huntington Police are investigating an armed robbery that happened overnight.

It happened just before 3 a.m. at a home in the 400-block of Wilson Court.

According to the criminal complaint, there were five people in the home when the robbery happened.

The victims say three or four men wearing black came in the home through a back window, pulled handguns on them and stole several items before leaving out the front door.

The items stolen include an Apple MacBook, an iPod Touch, a plasma TV, Monster head phones, an XBox 360 Kinect, controller and 12 games. The value of the items is more than $3500.

No one was injured during the robbery.

Call Huntington Police if you have any information.


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