Four arrested for armed robbery

By From staff reports

Lake Charles police have arrested four people following an armed robbery in the 4500 block of 5th Avenue, Deputy Chief Mark Kraus said.

Two people were robbed at gunpoint — when one of the people being robbed attempted to run, they were chased down and beaten, Kraus said.

Three men and one 16-year-old male have been arrested. Sheldon Anthony Ceaser, 17, 1315 Mitchell St., and Henry Davis, 20, 1712 Broadmoor Drive are both charged with armed robbery.

Judge Michael Canaday set bond at $250,000 for both men.

Joseph Shane Bartholomew, 19, 2953 Gen. Doolittle St., is charged with armed robbery and armed robbery with a firearm. Canaday set bond at $350,000.