Armed robbery leads to three arrests

Savannah, GA (WSAV) – Three people were arrested early Sunday morning after an armed robbery on East 35th Street.

Savannah Chatham Metro Police say 20-year-old Marquise Stevens, 17-year-old Akanuja Singleton, and 19-year-old Jeray Tillman were arrested and charged with armed robbery after they allegedly approached the victims, asked for a lighter, and then brandished firearms and demanded money. They are also suspected in at least one other robbery in the area.

Officers from several different precincts responded to the scene and were able to take the three suspects into custody.

Anyone with more information about this crime is asked to call CrimeStoppers at (912) 234-2020 or text CRIMES (274637) using the keyword CSTOP2020. Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward.

A confidential tip line also is open directly to investigators at (912) 525-3124.

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