Bradenton twins charged with armed attack

HERALD STAFF REPORTNovember 8, 2013 

BRADENTON -- Bradenton twin brothers Donnell Jamar Henderson and Dontay Jamarrie Henderson , 20, face armed robbery, aggravated battery and other charges stemming from an incident that occurred 1:39 a.m. Nov. 1 and left a male victim in Blake Medical Center's intensive care unit with a brain bleed, according to a Bradenton Police Department report.

An eye-witness told police that Donnell and Dontay Henderson followed the victim from an ATM at the Bank of America to a 7-Eleven store and then to the 1200 block of 12th Avenue West, where Donnell Henderson robbed the victim with a firearm and pistol-whipped him several times in the head prior to removing money from his pocket, according to the report.

The eye-witness told police that Dontay Henderson followed the victim and the victim's friend to where the robbery took place, according to the report.

When police arrived at the crime scene they found the victim laying on the sidewalk with a noticeable head injury, the report states.

The siblings were arrested Wednesday following a week-long investigation, the report states.

Donnell Henderson also faces a charge of battery on a law enforcement officer after he spit on an officer who had stopped him Wednesday in relation to the armed robbery, the report states.

While in an interview room at the Bradenton Police Department, Donnell Henderson sat on the floor and kicked a chair, the report states. He was told numerous times to calm down but refused, the report indicates. Donnell Henderson then kicked a hole in the wall, causing approximately $350 worth of damage, the report indicates.

As of Wednesday, the armed robbery victim was still in Blake Medical Center on a breathing machine with a brain bleed, the report indicates.

Donnell and Dontay Henderson were in the Manatee County jail Friday subject bonds of $550,500 and $500,500 bond respectively, according to the sheriff's office website.

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