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Sikeston man charged in connection with Miner robbery on Friday

Andrew T. Robinett (Source: Scott County Sheriff's Office) Andrew T. Robinett (Source: Scott County Sheriff's Office)
(Source: Scott Co. Sheriff Rick Walter/Facebook) (Source: Scott Co. Sheriff Rick Walter/Facebook)
(Source: Scott Co. Sheriff Rick Walter/Facebook) (Source: Scott Co. Sheriff Rick Walter/Facebook)
SCOTT COUNTY, MO (KFVS) -

A Sikeston man has been charged in connection with an early morning robbery and home invasion, that happened east of Miner on Friday morning, which ended in a standoff in Sikeston.. 

Andrew T. Robinett, 28, of Sikeston, has been charged with armed criminal action, burglary, robbery, unlawful use of a weapon, and endangerment of a child. 

Officials say at approximately 4:20 a.m. Friday morning, a deputy was dispatched to a home east of Sikeston regarding a home invasion and armed robbery.

Multiple victims inside the home said they were woken up by two white male subjects, both wearing ski masks and one holding a handgun.

Occupants of the home were corralled in to the living room, where the suspects forcible took their money and cell phones.

It was reported that approximately $4,425 and five cell phones were taken. 

During the robbery, one of five victims was able to escape and provided officers with a suspect vehicle description.

The victim identified the suspect vehicle as a white SUV. 

One of the victims also recognized the voice of Robinett as one of the robbery suspects. 

Officials then went to Robinett's home in the 600 block of Matthews Street in Sikeston.

Police obtained a search warrant when suspects inside the house refused to cooperate.

Before they could serve it, deputies say the people inside the house gave themselves up.

Robinett was arrested and taken to the Scott County Jail, where he is held on $25,000 bond. 

Deputies say none of the victims were injured.

Walter says the investigation is ongoing.

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