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Armed robbery suspect captured in Troup County

Published: Sep. 25, 2015 at 2:19 AM EDT|Updated: Sep. 25, 2015 at 3:42 PM EDT
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TROUP COUNTY, GA (WTVM) - A man wanted in Troup County on charges of armed robbery, kidnapping and aggravated battery is now behind bars.

The Troup County Sheriff's Office reported on its Facebook page Thursday that 32-year old Eddie Johnson, Jr. was apprehended.

They thanked the public and U-S Marshal's office for helping with Johnson's capture.

Authorities had been searching for him for nearly three weeks, asking the public to come forward with any information on his whereabouts.

At that time they said Johnson should be considered armed and dangerous.

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