Citizens credited for Robbery Suspect’s Arrest

Savannah-Chatham Metro Police have arrested 26 year old Kevin Smalls for a robbery outside of a hotel on the 7100 block of Abercorn Street on Tuesday morning.

At around 11:10am, Metro responded to the hotel where the victim was robbed.  The victim was holding an undisclosed sum of money in his hand when the incident occurred.  The suspect approached the victim and snatched the money before running away.  No weapons were displayed and there were no injuries reported.

Several witnesses watched the suspect flee the scene.  Tips from witnesses led officers to a business on the 300 block of Hodgson Court, where Smalls was found hiding in the bathroom.  Smalls was detained without incident.

Evidence linked Smalls to the crime.  He was arrested and charged with robbery by sudden snatching.


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