Natchez man accused of taking victim’s clothing during armed robbery


NATCHEZ, Miss. (WJTV) – A Natchez man has been arrested after he allegedly robbed a man at gunpoint last week.

According to the Natchez Democrat, the victim reportedly flagged a patrol officer down wearing only his boxers at 5:00 p.m. Sunday, September 12 near North Union Street. The victim stated another man held a gun up to him and took his bag and clothing. 

After further investigation, police were able to identify Jovanti Barnes, 29, as a suspect in the incident and issue a warrant for his arrest. 

Barnes, who has a lengthy record for burglary and robbery, was captured on Tuesday by the efforts of  the Natchez Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Division and the Patrol Division.

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