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Man charged in carjacking, armed robbery

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A 29-year-old man was charged Monday in connection to a June armed robbery and carjacking.

Authorities said Kereen Jarmar Barnes and another suspect carjacked a man driving a 2005 GMC Denali on the 2100 block of B Street on June 4.

The victim – who was also beaten in the head with a handgun – was transported to the hospital following the incident.

Barnes has been charged with disorderly conduct, aggravated assault, carjacking, armed robbery, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Authorities are still searching for a second suspect identified as Michael Dykes.


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