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Robbery Suspect Arrested

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COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI) — A Columbus man is charged with wielding a baseball bat during a weekend home invasion robbery.

Police say 20-year-old Deiaire Haskins is charged with armed robbery and burglary for forcing his way into a home on Mill Street and demanding money. He and accomplice knew the female victim and ended up leaving without getting anything after the woman said she didn’t have any money.

The other suspect still is being sought.

Haskins is on probation for setting a Columbus school bus on fire last year.