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Tyler man arrested for aggravated robbery

Brandon Scott Birdsong. Photo Source: Smith County Jail. Brandon Scott Birdsong. Photo Source: Smith County Jail.

Released by The Tyler Police Department:

On February 20, 2011, at approximately 12:30 AM, Tyler Police Officers responded to the Varsity Place Apartments at 3400 Varsity in reference to a robbery that had just occurred in the parking lot of this location.

Officers were advised that the caller had been robbed at gunpoint by a male subject who fled the scene on foot toward the back of the complex. Tyler P.D. Officers arrived quickly and located the suspect, identified as Brandon Scott Birdsong, inside the complex.

Officers detained Birdsong and recovered a silver colored BB gun pistol on his person. Officers questioned witnesses and searched an apartment at the complex. Tyler P.D. Officers were able to recover the stolen property from the robbery as well as stolen property from an auto burglary which had just occurred at the apartment complex.

Brandon Scott Birdsong was booked into the Smith County Jail for Aggravated Robbery, Auto Burglary, and Public Intoxication.

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