Oxford man charged with armed robbery

Published 10:18 am Tuesday, May 23, 2017

The Oxford Police Department arrested an Oxford man for allegedly stealing a vehicle at gunpoint recently.

According to reports, the alleged victim reported that Robert Houston, 25, came to their house and pulled out a gun and then took the victim’s car keys, phone and vehicle.

Houston was later found by officers at a traffic stop. He was detained and an investigator came to the scene; however, the stolen car was not in Houston’s possession at the time.

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After interviews, it was determined that Houston allegedly parked the stolen vehicle in the county and it was later recovered.

Houston was arrested Monday and charged with armed robbery. He was taken to the Lafayette County Detention Center where he was booked on a $15,000 bond.