3 suspects in Tyler robbery, beating indicted

3 suspects in Tyler robbery, beating indicted
From left: Christian Nichols, Draven Starr and Scottie Smart were all indicted in a Smith County courtroom on charges of robbery.

TYLER, TX (KLTV) - Three men suspected of robbing and beating a Tyler man have now been indicted.

Christian Nichols, 18, of Elkhart, Scottie Smart 18, of Palestine and Draven Starr, 21, also of Palestine, are all charged with robbery in connection with the Oct. 12 incident.

On Thursday, they were indicted in a Smith County courtroom.

The three are suspected of robbing a man in the 4400 block of South Broadway Avenue. The victim told police that he was was walking home from his first day at a new job when he was beaten to the ground and robbed of his belongings by three men who jumped him on the sidewalk.

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