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Conway police arrest 24-year-old in robbery, assault

A Longs man is jailed on charges related to an assault and armed robbery in Conway, according to authorities.

Jimmy Jamar Jackson, 24, was charged with armed robbery, possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime, second-offense criminal domestic violence and contempt of family court. Jackson is being held on $40,300 bond at J. Reuben Long Detention Center.

Conway police were called to EME Apartments located at 1911 Ninth Ave., at 9:47 p.m. Saturday after a man riding a bicycle told police a man tried to rob him at gunpoint, police said. The victim’s age was not listed on the report.

The victim told police he was riding his bicycle when two men approached him and wouldn’t let him pass by, according to the report. One of the men grabbed his shirt and held him while demanding money.

When the man said he didn’t have any money the robber pressed a gun into his chin and the man lost his balance and fell to the ground, according to the report. The man said he ran away and the robber took his bicycle.

Soon after the robbery, police were called to the apartment complex for a disturbance between a man and a 29-year-old woman, according to another police report. When officers arrived they saw Jackson had a gun inside the apartment.

Police also found the other man’s bicycle inside the apartment and arrested Jackson in the assault on the woman and robbery of the man.