***UPDATE 6:08 P.M.***Columbia police make a third arrest in a brutal assault and robbery. Police arrested Corey Jordan in St. Louis. Right now, he’s in the Boone County Jail. Edward Brown and his brother Damion were taken into custody within weeks of the incident. Police believe they pistol whipped a man, threw him in a trunk and assaulted his wife.Right now police believe the three men that beat the man and threw him in his trunk are in custody right now. According to the victims, there might be one more still on the loose. We were there the day after the robbery, talking with the victim and heard her give four names to detectives.Neighbors tell ABC 17 News they were shocked to hear about what happened the night of the robbery. When we told them about the arrest of Corey Jordan, they were relieved he and the others are off the streets.”I’m just really happy they won’t be back in this area,” relieved neighbor Mary Grantham explains. “They wouldn’t be coming back trying to finish business or anything like that.”It’s not just neighbors that are happy about the arrest. We were able to catch up with the husband. He was getting home that night when the suspects approached him behind his apartment and pistol whipped him, took his keys and his phone, and threw him in his car’s trunk. He was not aware of the arrest until we told him. He told us he wants to put this whole incident past him and move on with life.It took police until last month before they could get enough information to file an arrest warrant Jordan.”He was identified and a warrant request was asked for on September 19th,” Columbia police spokeswoman Latisha Stroer says.According to court documents he was identified by one of the four kids inside the house. Police aren’t sure if the three are connected to any other crimes in the area.***ORIGINAL STORY***A Columbia robbery suspect has been caught in St. Louis after being on the run for months.Corey Jordan was booked into the Boone County Jail Thursday on charges of armed criminal action and first degree robbery.Columbia police say Jordan was involved in a July robbery in the 2600 block of Jacobs Place. Police say the victim was approached by three men, two were carrying handguns. The men assaulted the victim and stole his money. The suspects then forced the victim to get into his trunk. The men then went into the victim’s house and assaulted his wife. Corey Jordan was identified as one of the suspects.His bond is set at $200,000.
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