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UPDATE: Auburn police arrest second robbery suspect

Auburn police arrest second robbery suspect
Auburn police arrest second robbery suspect(Source: Auburn Police Department)
Published: Jun. 15, 2021 at 1:53 PM CDT|Updated: Jun. 15, 2021 at 2:59 PM CDT
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AUBURN, Ala. (WTVM) - A second suspect has been charged for a previous robbery in Auburn.

On June 14, 2021, Auburn Police arrested Brandon Dewayne Scott, age 31, from Opelika, on a warrant charging him with robbery second degree.

Scott was developed as a suspect during the investigation, and later identified as a second individual that participated in the robbery.

Scott was transported to the Lee County Jail and held on a $50,000 bond.

Auburn police have previously arrested a robbery suspect.

On June 12, police arrested 19-year-old William Payton Moody with a transient address on a warrant charging him with robbery second degree.

The arrest stems from Auburn Police Division officers receiving a report of a robbery that occurred at a business in the 2400 block of Bent Creek Road.

The victim reported that a suspect entered the business and threatened the use of force and then took money. Officers located the suspect in the area and he was identified as William Payton Moody.

Moody was transported to the Lee County Jail and held on a $50,000 bond.

This case remains under investigation by the Auburn Police Division.

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