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Man charged with robbery, aggravated assault

May 2, 2021–2:33 p.m.


A Rome man was arrested Friday after allegedly robbing a woman in the drive-thru at the Chick-fil-A on Shorter Avenue.

According to Floyd County Jail records, 28-year old Devon Franklin Jones Jr. pointed a firearm at the victim, believed to be his estranged girlfriend, and stole her shoes.

He then reportedly tossed the gun and ran when he saw law enforcement officers.

Jones is charged with robbery, aggravated assault, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, pointing a pistol at another, entering an auto, reckless conduct, obstruction of officers, and littering.