Steele man accused of robbery

Steele man accused of robbery

STEELE, MO (KFVS) - A Steele man faces a first degree robbery charge.

Marquel Lawless, 21, was arrested on July 11 after police say he robbed a man on June 30.

Steele Police Chief Billy Joe Stanfield along with his officers and Pemiscot County deputies arrested Lawless on an active warrant at a home on Smith Street in Steele, Mo.

Lawless is charged with first degree robbery and a parole violation.

Police investigated his involvement in an alleged robbery that occurred on June 30 when a 37-year-old man from Steele was assaulted and robbed by two men as he was walking on North First Street.

Marquel Lawless was taken to the Pemiscot County Jail with $100,000 bond.

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