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2 Gulfport men charged with armed robbery, kidnapping in Oktibbeha Co.

Shanquell Fairly (Photo source: Oktibbeha County Sheriff's Department) Shanquell Fairly (Photo source: Oktibbeha County Sheriff's Department)
Marcus Keys (Photo source: Oktibbeha County Sheriff's Department) Marcus Keys (Photo source: Oktibbeha County Sheriff's Department)
Oktibbeha County, MS (WLOX) -

WLOX News has learned two Gulfport men are behind bars in Oktibbeha County after being arrested near the Mississippi State University campus Friday night.

Oktibbeha County Sheriff's Department Lt. Brett Watson said Shanquell Fairly, 20, and Marcus Keys, 19, are charged with armed robbery and kidnapping.

Watson said deputies responded to East Lee Boulevard near the college campus around 8 p.m. Friday after they received a call about an armed robbery and kidnapping.

Officials say Fairly and Keys were arrested after a short search involving the Oktibbeha County Sheriff's Department, MSU campus police and the Starkville Police Department.

Watson said the kidnapping victim was found unharmed, and the robbery victim was also not hurt.

Fairley and Keys remain behind bars at the Oktibbeha County Jail pending a bond hearing. Authorities say an arraignment for both men is expected Monday.

Watson said the investigation is ongoing. If you have any information about this crime, please contact Oktibbeha County Sheriff's deputies at 662-323-2421.

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