13-year-old robbed, suspect arrested

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) -  Police say around 7:49 a.m. Thursday there was a robbery at the intersection of Amber Drive and Millbranch Road in Columbus, GA.

The victim, a 13-year-old boy, says 19-year-old Kenneth Knuckles "strong armed" him, then punched him in the eye and the nose.

Knuckles allegedly  stole the victim's backpack and his cell phone.

Knuckles is facing charges of robbery, theft by receiving stolen property and not having a driver's license.

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