Two men are behind bars for a Monday night robbery

COLUMBIA, TYRRELL COUNTY - A Tyrrell County Deputy was conducting a vehicle unlock Monday night when a citizen approached him, claiming he had just been robbed. The victim claimed the incident happened at the intersection of Fonsoe and Railroad street in Columbia.

Two suspects were then identified by the deputy after an investigation.

Two search warrants were executed in Columbia, at different addresses, where Jimmie T. Childress, 24, and Daquan Spencer, 21, were taken into custody.

Both men face charges of common law robbery, breaking and entering, false imprisonment, misdemeanor larceny, and assault and  battery. Both Childress and Spencer were placed in the Washington Detention Center under a $10,000 secured bond.

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