Oxford Nabs Strong Armed Robber

OXFORD (WCBI) – A snatch and grab robbery in the Wal-Mart parking lot has been solved.



Oxford Police say  21 year old Shameek Thomas of Sardis is charged with  Strong Arm Robbery in connection with the Sunday incident.  The victim says Thomas walked up to her asking to use her cell phone but then grabbed her purse and ran to a waiting getaway car.

Investigators were able to piece together enough evidence to make the Wednesday arrest . Thomas faces a $15,000 bond

On Wednesday, August 31, 2016 investigators of the Oxford Police Department charged Mr. Shameek Thomas (21) Sardis, MS with one count of Robbery.

On Sunday, August 28, 2016 officers of the Oxford Police Department responded to Wal-Mart Super Center for a robbery. The suspect fled the scene in an automobile before the victim made a call to Oxford Police Department. The victims stated that Thomas approached her and asked to use her cellphone as she was about to hand it to him Thomas reached and jerked her purse from her and ran. He had a car nearby and fled the scene. During the investigator it was determined that Shameek Thomas was the suspect of the robbery. No weapon was used and no one was injured. Thomas was booked on Robbery and his bond was set at $15,000.00.


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