Robbery with a dangerous weapon


On December 11, officers of the Henderson Police Department responded at 619 Farrar Avenue to a report of a man with a gun.

Upon arrival, it was reported to the responding officers that Douglas Jermaine Russell had held three victims at gunpoint and robbed two of them of an undisclosed amount of money.

The suspect was detained and subsequently charged with two counts of robbery with a dangerous weapon. The weapon used in the incident was recovered at the scene.

The investigation is continuing by the Detective Division.

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