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UPDATE: Two in custody after LaGrange man beaten, robbed during gun transaction

23-year-old Tadarious McCutcheon and 29-year-old Brittany Temple have been charged with armed...
23-year-old Tadarious McCutcheon and 29-year-old Brittany Temple have been charged with armed robbery and aggravated assault.(Source: LaGrange Police Department)
Published: Oct. 16, 2021 at 5:45 PM EDT|Updated: Oct. 18, 2021 at 10:56 AM EDT
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LAGRANGE, Ga. (WTVM) - The LaGrange Police Department has arrested two suspects after a man was robbed and beaten during a gun transaction.

Shortly before 2 p.m. Saturday, LaGrange police say they were dispatched to an area of Lexington Park Drive in reference to an armed robbery. Upon arrival, authorities say they found a disoriented man bleeding from the head in a yard on Nashua Drive.

Police say the victim told them he ran to that location from his vehicle which he abandoned in the roadway at Lexington Park Drive and Steeple Chase Drive. The victim also told police he was meeting with a subject who was supposed to be purchasing a firearm from him.

Two males and a female arrived at the meeting in a red vehicle, police say. As the transaction unfolded, the victim told police one of the males pulled a gun, struck him on the head, and took the firearm from the trunk of his vehicle. Police say all three subjects fled the area in the red four-door vehicle.

The victim was transported to WellStar West Georgia Medical Center where he was treated and released.

As a part of their investigation, LaGrange police have arrested 23-year-old Tadarious McCutcheon and 29-year-old Brittany Temple - both of LaGrange. MuCutcheon and Temple have been charged with armed robbery and aggravated assault.

Police say they are still searching for an additional suspect.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact Detective Sweatt with the LaGrange Police Department at 706-883-2603. Information can also be reported to Troup County Crime Stoppers at 706-812-1000.

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