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Man threatens taxi driver at gunpoint in LaGrange

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LAGRANGE, GA (WTVM) – On Saturday, July 10 around 11:30 p.m., the LaGrange Police Department patrol division was in the 100 block of Wright Street, and made contact with a woman regarding an armed robbery.

According to LPD, a taxi driver reported that she dropped off a person, and he fled without paying for the cab ride. She followed the suspect and caught up to a male in front of 120 Wright Street in LaGrange.

The suspect then pointed a semi-automatic handgun at the taxi driver while threatening her.

Once the police were able to identify the suspect, 23-year-old Jacorey Bray was taken into custody.

Bray was arrested for aggravated assault, theft of services, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime.

No one was injured during this incident. If anyone has any information that could assist in this investigation please contact LPD at (706)883-2635.

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