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Two Darlington suspects charged in Feb. 3 robbery, assault

Left: Kimberly Britt; Right: John Simmons (Source: Darlington County Sheriff's Office) Left: Kimberly Britt; Right: John Simmons (Source: Darlington County Sheriff's Office)

DARLINGTON, SC (WMBF) – Two people have been arrested and charged in connection with the Feb. 3 robbery and assault of a person in Darlington.

According to a press release from the Darlington County Sheriff’s Office, Kimberly Nesbitt Britt, 45, and John Austin Simmons, 26, both of Darlington, were each charged with assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature, and armed robbery.

DCSO investigators allege that on Feb. 3, the two suspects acted together to rob and assault a victim on Gilcrest Road in Darlington.

“The victim did know Britt and Simmons,” the release stated.

Both suspects were located at a home on Anderson Road in Darlington on Friday. They are being held at the Darlington County Detention Center awaiting arraignment.

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