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Westbrook robbery trial goes to jury

Byron Silas Westbrook Byron Silas Westbrook
ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

The jury is starting deliberations in the armed robbery trial of Albany's Silas Westbrook.

He is charged with party to a crime in the armed robberies of two convenience stores on the same day in 2014.

Prosecutors say Westbrook planned and helped in the execution of the November 2014 armed robberies of the Brother's Convenience store on Newton Road and then the Mini Mart on Stuart Avenue, just minutes apart.

The state says that Westbrook was also the get-away driver.

Tometrius King plead guilty to robbing the two stores, and testified in Westbrook's trial.

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