Man accused of robbing Circle K, beating 61-year-old employee


Decatur - An alleged armed robber could spend 45-years behind bars for injuring a 61-year-old.


Darryl Brooks, 22, has been charged with armed robbery. Police say Brooks robbed a Circle K on Woodford Street and Mound Road, around 2 a.m., last weekend. Brooks is accused of stealing a couple packs of cigarettes and beating a 61-year-old store employee.


Employees recognized Brooks as a regular customer. However, he has a lengthy record, including other thefts.   

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