Man accused of robbing elderly victim arrested

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Posted: Apr 22, 2010 2:48 PM by Brian Waldrep
Updated: Apr 22, 2010 9:29 PM
Source: Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office

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Topics: Ascension, Parish, Robbery, Elderly, Victim

A man wanted for robbing an elderly male of his money in Ascension Parish, is now under arrest.

Authorities say James L. Henry Jr., AKA "Manny Phoo", walked up to the victim in the rail road pedestrian tunnel off Division Street and demanded money.

Henry allegedly then punched the elderly man and robbed him of just over $100, and took off.

Authorites found Henry and had a small amount of drugs on him, when he was arrested.

Henry is in the Ascension Parish Jail and is charged with 2nd Degree Robbery and drug possession.

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