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West Point man arrested for alleged armed robbery


Depriest Gray

Depriest Gray



Carl Smith



Starkville officers arrested a 28-year-old West Point resident Thursday after he allegedly broke into an Old West Point Road home and robbed its owner by gunpoint last week. 


Depriest Gray, of 530 Windale St., Apt. H-44, was charged with armed robbery, burglary and kidnapping after he allegedly subdued the home owner and tied him up shortly after lunch Wednesday. 


It is believed the home owner was injured while interrupting the robbery.  


SPD worked in conjunction with Oktibbeha County Sheriff's Department and Miss. Department of Corrections' West Point office to arrest Gray 


He was held at Clay County Jail, and his bond was set at $25,000 for each charge. MDOC placed a hold on Gray after his arrest.


Carl Smith covers Starkville and Oktibbeha County for The Dispatch. Follow him on Twitter @StarkDispatch



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