COOK CO., GA (WALB) - Two Cook High football players, including a top college recruit, were arrested early Friday morning in connection to an armed robbery.
According to the Cook County Sheriff's Office, Brandon Doe, 18, a star running back for the Cook Hornets, was taken into custody and charged with armed robbery and two counts of aggravated assault.
Shawn Cain, 18, a linebacker for the Hornets, was arrested and charged with tampering with evidence and giving false information.
According to a report, deputies responded to a call of an armed robbery at the Chevron Station at the intersection of Old Coffee Road and I-75 in Cecil around 10:30 p.m. Thursday night.
When deputies arrived, employees told them that Doe came into the store wearing a Cook High hoodie, and started a conversation with one of the employees.
Then Doe brought items to the counter to purchase and then shortly pulled out a small, black pistol, according to the employee.
The employee told deputies that Doe forced the employee to get behind the counter where the other employee was and demanded money.
The employees said they handed the money over. Then Doe made the employee he had been speaking to, get on the ground and the other employee to turn around as he left the store.
After investigating, deputies took Doe into custody without incident around 2:30 a.m. on Friday.
According to the report, Cain was arrested after evidence was recovered from Doe's residence.
The investigation is still ongoing and anyone with any additional information is asked to call the Cook County Sheriff's Office Investigative Division at (229) 896-747.
Doe was 3rd in the GHSA with 2040 rushing yards in 2016. He had 16 touchdowns and finished every game with over 100 yards. According to 247 Sports, Doe is receiving interest from Cincinnati, Georgia Southern, Georgia State, Memphis, and USF.
Cain had 36 total tackles in eight games in 2017, according to MaxPreps.
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