Duo arrested for downtown armed robbery

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - The Charleston Police Department have arrested two people for robbing a man in downtown.

Authorities charged 18-year-old Antwan Scott and 18-year-old Lavar Anthony Clinton with armed robbery.

According to police, the robbery happened at 9:45 p.m. on Monday when two men approached the victim and robbed him of his money and other property. An officer on bike patrol was approached by the victim who pointed at the suspects and said they had just robbed him.

A police report states that the suspects ran and after a brief foot pursuit, police were able to apprehend Clinton.

Charleston Police detectives, through their investigation, were able to identify Scott as a suspect in the armed robbery.

Scott and Clinton were locked up at the Charleston County Detention Center. The investigation is ongoing.

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