Kenneth Harris
Photo: Decatur Police Department
Photo: Decatur Police Department

Arrest made in Decatur armed robbery; 2 suspects still at large

Police have arrested one of three suspects accused of robbing a man at gunpoint in Decatur.

Kenneth Harris, 25, was found on the Decatur Square on Thursday night and taken into custody without incident, police said. He was booked into the DeKalb County Jail on an armed robbery charge, according to jail records.

Harris’ arrest occurred after police identified and issued arrests warrants for him and and 18-year-old Kimmaria Farrelly. On Friday, police also identified and issued a warrant for the third suspect Andrew Jones, 20.

Kimmaria Farrelly (left) and Andrew Jones
Photo: City of Decatur Police Department

On July 24, Farrelly, Harris and Jones allegeldy robbed the victim at gunpoint on the 400 block of Ansley Street as the victim was walking home from work, the Decatur Police Department said in a Facebook post.

The victim told police that two of the suspects pointed a gun at him while another demanded he empty his pockets and hand over his cellphone, which he did, AJC.com previously reported. 

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The victim went home and called police, who were able to use an app on his phone to find it, police said. While looking for the phone, authorities found a replica firearm on the ground.

They are asking for the public’s help locating the two outstanding suspects.


An arrest warrant has been issued for 20-year-old Andrew Jones of Decatur for the armed robbery that occurred on...

Posted by City of Decatur Police Department, GA on Friday, August 9, 2019

Anyone with information is asked to contact CrimeStoppers at 404-577-8477 or online at www.StopCrimeATL.com. Tips can be sent anonymously, and information that leads to an arrest and indictment can earn tipsters up to $2,000.

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