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Two men arrested in connection to Christmas robbery, kidnapping

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Michael Manis (right) and Cody Eggmeyer (left) Michael Manis (right) and Cody Eggmeyer (left)

(WMC-TV) - Police have arrested two suspects who reportedly hog-tied a Tallahatchie County man, robbed him, and then stole his truck on Christmas Day.

According to the Panola County Sheriff, Michael Manis and Cody Eggmeyer were taken into custody at an Brinkley, Ark. hotel Saturday afternoon.

The two men are accused of robbing a man Christmas day. Sardis police officers found a stolen truck Thursday. As they tried to run the license plate number, the suspects started shooting. Later in Batesville, Miss., the truck was spotted again.

After shooting up the Batesville officer's squad car, the suspects ditched the stolen truck and set it on fire.

Law enforcement officers received a call Friday morning from a man who said he was forced to drop two men off at the Arby's in Horn Lake, Miss. Click here to read more.

The two men are also accused of another robber at a convienent store in West Helena, Ark.

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