Man arrested after pulling gun, assaulting another during cellphone exchange Saturday

Police identify man arrested after Saturday robbery
Emergency officials respond to 1800 Glenna Goodacre after a person was assaulted with a gun (Source: Caleb Holder, KCBD)
Emergency officials respond to 1800 Glenna Goodacre after a person was assaulted with a gun (Source: Caleb Holder, KCBD)
21-year-old Laron Dewayne Godfrey (Source: Lubbock County Detention Center)
21-year-old Laron Dewayne Godfrey (Source: Lubbock County Detention Center)

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - Laron Dewayne Godfrey, a 21-year-old from Wolfforth, has been arrested and charged with robbery, possession of marijuana and unlawfully carrying a weapon after assaulting someone during a cell phone exchange.

Police were called at around 7:17 p.m. Saturday to the area of Glenna Goodacre Boulevard and Avenue R, where Godfrey and another person were meeting to sell the other a cellphone, according to a Lubbock Police Department spokesperson.

Godfrey is accused of pulling out a gun and assaulting the other person during the exchange.

At this time the extent of the injuries are unclear but the victim was reported to have refused EMS. Godfrey was arrested by police officers with LPD.

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