- Associated Press - Tuesday, September 12, 2017

LIZELLA, Ga. (AP) - Police say a Georgia man who intended to lend money to a friend was robbed by that friend at gunpoint.

The Telegraph of Macon reports that 22-year-old Drake Clifton Holmes was arrested Monday night and charged with armed robbery, using a gun with an altered ID mark and possession of less than an ounce of marijuana.

A news release from the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office says a man got into Holmes‘ car Monday night after they had arranged to meet. The release says the man intended to loan Holmes money, but Holmes pulled a gun and demanded all the cash.

The victim followed Holmes after the robbery, until deputies took Holmes into custody.

It’s unclear if Holmes has a lawyer.

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Information from: The Telegraph, https://www.macontelegraph.com

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