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      Man robbed of video game console

      David Canady

      Boone County Sheriff??s deputies arrested two men they say robbed a man Tuesday night.

      Deputies responded to the 200 Block of Snead Drive for a disturbance. The victim told them he was walking in the area when another man took his video game console and ran off.

      The victim told deputies he tried to chase the man when another person assaulted him. The victim was surrounded by several other subjects, both male and female, who continued to assault him.

      Deputies identified two subjects they say were involved in this incident. They were identified as 18-year-old Lorenzo Shephard Jr. of Columbia, and 17-year-old David Canady of Columbia. Shephard tried to escape deputies, but was quickly caught.

      Both face charges of 2nd degree robbery and 3rd degree assault.

      Other suspects have not yet been named.