Deputies Arrest Columbia Man for Attempted Robbery
BOONE COUNTY - Deputies responded to a report of a robbery in the 1100 Block of North Kathryn in Phenora Oaks Subdivision at 10:33 p.m. Friday.
After contacting the victim and a witness, deputies learned a man, later identified as 18 year old Jimmy Joseph Talton of Columbia, approached the victim as he walked through the neighborhood.
The victim and witness reported Talton demanded money. After the victim refused to hand over any money, Talton struck him. Talton continued to demand money from the victim and attempted to strike him several more times before fleeing the scene on foot.
Deputies found Talton in the neighborhood and took him into custody without incident. Talton was transported to the Boone County Jail and processed for one count of Attempt to Commit Second Degree Robbery, RSMo. 569.030, a class C felony. Talton's bond was set at $4,500.