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Man arrested for robbing woman visiting family

21-year-old Keshif Leonard, Source: Columbus Police Department 21-year-old Keshif Leonard, Source: Columbus Police Department

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COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) -  Columbus Police tells News Leader 9, 21-year-old Keshif Leonard is charged with armed robbery and simple battery.

Investigators say Leonard robbed a woman on December 21st. The victim was from Arkansas and was visiting her daughter in Columbus for Christmas.

Police say she was unloading packages out of her car when Leonard robbed her and pushed her.

Wednesday, Leonard broke into a car at the Peachtree Mall and witnesses got a tag number on his getaway car.

Police tracked the car and he was arrested. Investigators tell News Leader 9 Leonard admitted to both the robbery and to breaking into the car.

He is being held in the Muscogee County Jail and his case has been bound over to Superior Court.

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