Bennett Charged With Robbery Of 77-Year-Old Man With Bank Bag Outside Pawn Shop

Thursday, November 14, 2013
 Lequan Dorsett Bennett
Lequan Dorsett Bennett

Police have arrested Lequan Dorsett Bennett with the robbery of a 77-year-old man with a bank bag outside a Lee Highway pawn shop.

Bennett, 33, of 2905 4th Ave., is charged with aggravated robbery.

Police said Robert Johnson was walking across the parking lot of J&M Pawnbrokers with the bank bag with $3,000 cash hidden under his jacket. He said two black males approached him and maced him. The money bag was taken after he fell to the ground.

Police found that cameras at the nearby T&A Darts nearby were focused on the parking lot and an alley. The video showed a silver or light blue Chrysler Pacifica pull up in the alley and a black male exit the vehicle. He can be seen going to the camera and knocking it down.

Police said they recognized Bennett in the video.

The camera on the parking lot showed two other black males knock down the victim.

Police located the Chrysler Pacifica at Bennett's residence on 4th Avenue. He admitted being the driver of the vehicle in the alley and knocking the camera down.

The red shirt he was wearing in the video was found on his dresser.

Police said he identified the two other males involved in the robbery, and they are being sought.

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