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Man arrested for Clemson armed robbery

Jefferey Warreyon Whitaker

Courtesy of the Clemson City Police Department

A man has been arrested in connection to an armed robbery that occurred on Jan. 29, Clemson police said.
Jefferey Warreyon Whitaker, 23, of Central has been charged with Armed Robbery and Possession of a Weapon During a Violent Crime.
Police responded to an apartment off Creekside Drive on Jan. 29 after receiving a 911 call reporting that a person had been robbed.
The victim told police someone knocked on the door of his apartment and when he opened it, the suspect hit him across the forehead with a pistol and demanded items from inside the apartment.
The victim said he was able to get the door closed, stopping the suspect from entering. The victim then called the police.
Police said the suspect had fled by the time they arrived. The suspect did not get into the apartment and nothing was taken. The victim wasn’t hurt and refused medical treatment, according to the report.
Whitaker is currently being held at the Clemson City jail awaiting a bond hearing.

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