Three of four arrests made in Decatur High School robberies

11:19 PM, Sep 20, 2013   |    comments
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DECATUR, Ga. -- Police have arrested three men who they say are connected with robberies that recently occurred at Decatur High School, while a fourth person remains at large. 

On Friday, August 30, three Decatur High School were robbed at gunpoint as they were leaving a football game. 

Freshman C.J. Hines said three men approached him and his friends and asked for the time. When his friends reached for their cell phones to check the time, the suspects demanded their phones and threatened them with guns. 

Friday afternoon, Decatur police officers said they had arrested 16-year-old D'Angelo Giles, 17-year-old Jaree Jackson, Jr. and 17-year-old Javarous Hammond.

All three men were taken into custody and charged with armed robbery.

In response to the incident, the high school decided Friday to raise the level of security. The decision was made before the next home game would be played, as Decatur is set to take on Clarkson Friday evening.  

Police are asking for help to identify and find a fourth person wanted in the robberies. Anyone with information is asked to call the Decatur Police Department at (404) 373-6551 or Crime Stoppers at (404) 577-8477.

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