Man charged in theft of pants, cash

A 23-year-old man was arrested today on charges he robbed another man of $1,600 and his pants at gunpoint in April.

Damien Tavares Tanksley, of the 2300 block of Ruby Drive, is charged with armed robbery and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, according to a Richmond County sheriff’s jail committal. He had been wanted in connection with a holdup on Martin Luther King Boulevard on April 22, in which he robbed the 33-year-old victim, a sheriff’s report said.

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