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NEWNAN, Ga. — A former NBA player from Georgia has been arrested for an armed robbery.

Coweta County Sheriff spokesman Jimmy Yarbrough tells news outlets 29-year-old James Edward “JJ” Hickson Jr. was arrested Friday and is being held without bond. It was unknown if he has an attorney.

The article goes on to state the following:

Yarbrough says Hickson was charged in connection with a home invasion. He says at least two people were involved, but only Hickson faces charges.

DML News offers the following additional information from WAGA-Atlanta:

“The victim was beat[en] up pretty good and they took some personal items from the residence and at that point in time through the help of a canvass we were able to identify a suspect and a suspect vehicle. We were able to identify a suspect from that,” said Captain John Kennedy, Coweta County Sheriff’s Office

The sheriff’s office said a home invasion like this is rare in this community.

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