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Lexington PD asking for help locating suspects from armed robbery

Lexington, SC (Paul Kirby) – Lexington Police Chief Terrence Green is asking the Town of Lexington and the surrounding community for assistance in locating Joshua Emmanuel Boyd. Officers also need help with the identification and information on the whereabouts of an unknown black male suspect. Boyd and the other man were both involved in a recent armed robbery incident.

On Tuesday, November 20, 2018, a victim living on the 300 block of Railroad Avenue answered a knock at her front door and found two black males, each armed with handguns, who then forced the victim into her home and held a gun to her head while demanding money. During the incident the suspects threatened to hurt the victim’s baby who was also at the residence. The suspects rummaged through the residence and stole approximately $400 in cash, a mobile phone, a television and a handgun before fleeing.

During the course of the investigation, detectives were able to identify Joshua Emmanuel Boyd, age 24 of Lexington, South Carolina, as being one of the suspects involved in this incident. The second black male suspect is described as approximately six foot tall, weighing 180 pounds and possibly having dreads. He was dressed a jacket, dark beanie hat and wearing jeans during the incident.

The Lexington Police Department has obtained arrest warrants for Joshua Emmanuel Boyd for the charges of Armed Robbery, Burglary 1st Degree, Assault & Battery 1st Degree, and Possession of a Handgun during the Commission of a Violent Crime along with two charges of Kidnapping.

Anyone with information about this investigation who knows where Joshua Emmanuel Boyd is or knows identity the second suspect involved in this armed robbery, are asked to contact Detective Heath at 803-951-4642.

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