Two charged with robbery in Decatur

Joseph Dalton and Sumer Jordan (Decatur Police Department photos)

Police said they pulled a gun on a man who confronted them as they were rummaging through his vehicle.

Posted: Jul. 10, 2018 5:01 PM

Two people from Decatur are charged with robbery after police said they pulled a gun on a person whose car they had broken into.

Sumer Jordan, 17, of Hartselle, and Joseph Dalton, 19, of Decatur, were both charged with first-degree robbery.

Police said Jordan and Dalton were caught rummaging through a man's vehicle in the 1800 block of Brookline Avenue around 4 a.m. July 7. When the man confronted them, police said they pulled a handgun.

Police arrived on the scene and took Jordan and Dalton into custody.

Dalton, who was out of jail on bond for a previous felony charge, was jailed without bond.

Jordan's bond was set at $10,000. 

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