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Police: Two arrested after assault, robbery in downtown Charleston

Akerele. (Photo Source: Charleston Police) Akerele. (Photo Source: Charleston Police)
Smith. (Photo Source: Charleston Police) Smith. (Photo Source: Charleston Police)
CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) -

Charleston police say they have arrested two suspects after a man was robbed and assaulted in downtown Charleston on Oct. 11.  

Police believe Kayron Smith, 26, and Gabriel Akerele, 28, assaulted and robbed a ban on the 1000 block of King Street.

Witness-provided information lead to the arrests.

Smith and Akerele have been charged with strong arm robbery and first degree assault and battery. Smith was released on a $20,000 bond. Bond for Akerele has not been set. 

A representative for the police department says the investigation is ongoing. 

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