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Police Report: Suspects in armed robbery arrested

Prescott police arrested a second suspect

in a July 31 armed robbery at a Prescott residence.

Investigators arrested Raymond James Yeager, 18, on charges of armed robbery and theft of means of transportation on Aug. 13.

Police and Partners Against Narcotics Trafficking detectives arrested Roy Bert Lappe, 25, on Aug. 21, after a three-week investigation.

They arrested Lappe on charges of armed robbery, aggravated robbery, armed burglary, theft of means of transportation and criminal damage.

PANT accused Lappe of stealing the victim's vehicle after threatening to do bodily harm with a weapon.

Lappe and Yeager took the victim's vehicle and property from the victim's home. Officers later found the damaged vehicle in Phoenix.

Investigators believe at least two other people are involved.

Anyone with information should call Det.

Mark McClain, who can be reached at 771-5802, or Yavapai Silent Witness at 1-800-932-3232.