Man arrested for robbery at North Augusta Greeneway


#UPDATE (February 5, 2021) | A suspect is now in custody for the North Augusta Greeneway Robbery.

According to Lt. Tim Thornton with NAPS, 25-year old Joshua Emmanuel Jones of Augusta has been arrested.

The NAPS worked with the RCSO to locate Jones at his home and take him into custody.

NAPS Chief John Thomas released a statement about the incident:

There’s still a lot of work still to be done but we first have to get him extradited back to South Carolina before he’s officially charged with the crime. Almost immediately, we started getting numerous bits of information about the potential identity of our suspect. Working with the community on matters like this is a valuable resource to law enforcement.

NAPS Chief John Thomas

NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. (WJBF) – North Augusta Officers are looking for a man who robbed two people this afternoon on the Greeneway.

He got away with their cell phones and ID’s then ran off toward the water filtration plant. The man stands at 6’0 and weighs 250lbs.

If you know who he is, please call North Augusta Public Safety.

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