Valdosta Daily Times

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November 11, 2013

Armed robbery suspect arrested

Also charged with aggravated assault, kidnapping

VALDOSTA — An arrest has been made in an armed robbery and aggravated assault that took place late Saturday at a Lowndes County gas station, according to the county sheriff.

Authorities responded to an armed robbery in progress at Bo’s BP Station, 1405 N. St. Augustine Road, said Lowndes County Sheriff Chris Prine.

Deputies found the store clerk bleeding from the back of the head, having been struck by a handgun twice, Prine said.

A suspect was identified and was tracked by K9 units to an apartment at The Commons apartment complex, the sheriff said.

Deharvene Sanchez Demps is charged with aggravated assault, armed robbery and kidnapping, Prine said.

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