One charged so far in weekend robbery

Published 10:41 am Tuesday, April 3, 2018

The Oxford Police Department has arrested one man in connection with an armed robbery that occurred Saturday near Harris Drive.

According to reports, Lekendrick Ford, 18, of Greenville, and other males robbed a man at gunpoint after assaulting him near Harris Drive. Ford and other men stole the victim’s keys, phone and wallet and tried to steal his vehicle.

The investigation is going and other arrests are expected once the others involved in the robbery are identified and located.

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Ford was taken to the Lafayette County Detention Center where he was booked on a $10,000 bond.