Man reports armed robbery after jail release


A Martinez man told officers he was robbed this morning shortly after his release from jail.

According to a Richmond County sheriff’s incident report, Dustin Lee White, 20, was walking on Walton Way near King Street around 1:30 a.m. when he was approached by two men demanding his belongings at gunpoint.

White told deputies that one of the men hit him in the face with his fist and took his cell phone and court paperwork. The man then hit him several more times in the chest and stomach before the two men fled in a blue vehicle.

Investigators said White had been released after being arrested on drug charges.



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