Auburn police arrest man for robbery third degree

Published: Sep. 11, 2023 at 3:26 PM EDT|Updated: Sep. 12, 2023 at 10:50 AM EDT
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AUBURN, Ala. (WTVM) - An Auburn man is behind bars after being charged with robbery.

According to officials, on Sept. 10, officials arrested 27-year-old Ishmel Cortavious Echols on a felony warrant charging him with robbery third degree.

The arrest stems from Auburn officers responding to a robbery call on September 10 near the intersection of South College Street and Miller Avenue.

A female victim reported that a male subject approached her, touched her inappropriately and knocked her on the ground. The suspect also attempted to take property from the victim.

Echols was developed as a suspect. Officials located Echols and, after further investigation, he was arrested in obedience to a warrant for robbery third degree.

Echols was transported to the Lee County Jail and held on a $10,000 bond.

This case remains under investigation. Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to call the Auburn Police Department’s Detective Section at 334-501-3140 or the tip-line at 334-246-1391.