Suspect in violent March robbery arrested

Suspect in violent March robbery arrested

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - One of two men wanted in connection with a March robbery has been arrested.

Demetrius Sweat, 33, of Louisville, was taken into custody by Louisville Metro police on May 26.

An arrest warrant says on March 3 Sweat and another man attacked their victim as he was getting out of a car at 28th and Market. The men also took the victim's cell phone and the keys to the rental car he was driving.

The victim was able to identify Sweat in a photo lineup as one of his attackers. Police say the men were acquainted with each other.

Sweat is charged with one count of robbery. Metro police requested a high bond for Sweat saying he is a violent offender.

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