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Teen bandit gets 5-year sentence

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 03/12/2015 - 4:16pm

An Augusta teen who forced his way in a couple’s home at gunpoint last summer, taking honey-buns and Coke, was sentenced Thursday to five years in prison.

Judge Carl C. Brown Jr. accepted a plea negotiation for Keyshaun D. McClattie, 17, imposing an additional 15-year probation term to follow incarceration. McClattie pleaded guilty in Richmond County Superior Court to a reduced charge of robbery, burglary, theft and two weapon violations.

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Morning fire injures 2

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 03/12/2015 - 3:28pm


Two people are being treated for burns after a morning fire.

Firefighters were called to the home at 1033 Ninth Ave. around 7:40 a.m. Seven people live in the home, but only two were injured. They were taken to an area hospital for treatment, according to a fire department news release, but the extent of their injuries has not been made public.

The home’s occupants told firefighters the fire started in the kitchen at the rear of the residence.

The American Red Cross has been called in to assist the displaced residents.


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