Police arrest one, search for two more in armed robbery

KENNETT, MO (KAIT) - Suspects in a Dunklin County robbery have been identified and one arrest has been made, that according to Dunklin County Sheriff, Bob Holder.

The suspects have been identified and warrants have been issued for Torrance Reed of Hayti, Livirous Turner and Brittany Jarrett, both of Kennett.

All three have been charged with a class A felony in the first degree, class B felony of kidnapping and a felony charge of armed criminal action. Brittany Jarrett is currently behind bars in the Dunklin County Justice Center. She's being held on a $75,000 cash only bond.

Torrance Reed and Livirous Turner have not yet been apprehended. It's believed the two are in the Hayti area. The vehicle used in the robbery was located in Hayti and it has since been impounded.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Reed or Turner is asked to call the Dunklin County Sheriff's Office at (573) 888-2409 or (573) 888-1380.

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KENNETT, MO (KAIT)- Authorities in Dunklin County are searching for three suspects involved in an armed robbery.

According to the Dunklin County Sheriff's Office, a 21 year-old-man said he had been robbed at around 2:30 p.m. on Thursday.  The man told deputies he got a ride from two black men and a white woman in a green Chevy Malibu.  He was suppose to be headed to Beaton Street in Kennett.  However, officers say the man was taken to County Road 434, just east of Kennett.

According to Sheriff Bob Holder, one of the black men grabbed the victim by the throat and put a gun to his head.  Cash, a cell phone, a ball cap and a MP3 player was taken from the victim.

Officers from the sheriff's office, the Kennett Police Department, Missouri State Highway Patrol and the Bootheel Drug Task Force are still looking for the three suspects involved.

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