Sisters charged with kidnapping, robbing 79-year-old - CBS46 News

Sisters charged with kidnapping, robbing 79-year-old

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BARTOW COUNTY, GA (CBS46) -

Bartow County deputies arrested two women involved in the robbery of a 79-year-old man.

According to Sheriff Clark Millsap, investigators arrested Joni Mae Earwood, 29 and Mindy Nicole Earwood, 26, in relation to the robbery of Arthur Smith.

Investigators say in June 2011, Smith was picked up from his Euharlee Road home and taken onto Alford Road where he was assaulted and robbed and left on the roadway.

Smith suffered minor injuries during the assault.

The Earwood sisters are charged with kidnapping, robbery, and battery to a person over 65 years of age. 

Sheriff Millsap states that more arrests connected with this investigation are possible and anyone with information is asked to call the Bartow County Sheriff's Office or Crimestoppers.

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