Man beaten, robbed then arrested

Source: Columbus Police Department
Source: Columbus Police Department

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COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) -  Columbus Police say a local man is the victim of a home invasion but now, he is behind bars, facing drug charges.

Investigators say Kevin Sanders has been staying in the Booker T. Washington apartments, allegedly dealing drugs out of one of the units.

Overnight, police say two black men, one armed with a shotgun, stormed into Sanders' apartment, struck him several times in the face and robbed him before getting away.
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Police are investigating the robbery but detectives reportedly found drugs in the home when they arrived and arrested Sanders for possession of marijuana within 100 feet of a housing project.

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