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Suspects caught shortly after home invasion
The keen eye of a neighbor helped an 18-year-old Glynn County resident who was robbed at gunpoint in his home Thursday get his stolen goods back soon after the home invasion.

The man, who was not identified by police, was asleep in his bedroom shortly before 11 a.m. Thursday when two men entered his house, pointed a gun at him and told him to keep his head down.

Not long after the robbers left with a cell phone, jewelry and three guns, a neighbor reported seeing two men walking behind her house and called police immediately, Capt. Marissa Tindale of the Glynn County Police Department said in a prepared statement Friday.

Not long after the call, Brunswick Police Officer Hank Scott spotted a vehicle driven by a female with two young men attempting to hide in the back seat.

A traffic stop and subsequent investigation led to the arrest of Tyler Addison, 19, of Brunswick and Deandre Whitfield, 18, of Brunswick. Both men were charged with armed robbery, burglary, false imprisonment, pointing or aiming a gun at another and possession of a firearm during a crime, among other offenses.

The driver of the car was not charged with any crimes because Chief Matt Doering said there was no evidence to show she knew her two passengers had committed a crime.

All stolen items were recovered, Doering said.

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