Police Arrest Man Accused of Attacking Cleveland Heights Resident With Gun

Tommie Golphin was arrested in Pittsburgh Tuesday, according to Cleveland Heights Police.

A man accused of striking a Cleveland Heights resident with his gun and robbing a couple at their home was arrested in Pittsburgh Tuesday, according to the .

Tommie Golphin, 35, of Cleveland, was supposed to appear at 8:30 a.m. Monday in Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court. A warrant was issued on his indictment April 24, according to the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor's Office. The court sent summons to his last known address April 25.

He is charged with aggravated robbery, felonious assault, kidnapping and having weapons under disability after prosecutors say he robbed a couple at their home on Nelaview Road.

He is accused of robbing a husband and wife in their driveway after they came home from the overnight shift Dec. 18. Prosecutors say Golphin attacked the man with his handgun. The wife scared the suspect by pressing her car horn, and the defendant fled on foot. He was later identified through DNA evidence, according to prosecutors.

Arrests and charges do not indicate conviction.


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