Union robber pistol-whips victim, steals necklace

Allen Edwards, Jr.

Union police have made an arrest in an armed robbery from last week.

The arrest warrant lists Allen Edwards, Jr. as being charged with armed robbery and possession of a firearm during a violent crime.

It happened on April 5th around 5 p.m. on Lawson Avenue in Union.

Police say it started when two men stole another man’s gold necklace he was wearing.

The victim went to his car and grabbed a gun.

Police say that’s when the suspects beat the victim with their gun and stole his gun.

The victim told police his necklace and gun were worth about $500 total.

Edwards was arrested Thursday and is now out on $30,000 bond.

No word on the other suspect in the case.

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