On February 26th, 2015 at approximately 10:25 am, officers of the Hope Police Department arrested Shelton Johnson, 22, of Hope for Aggravated Robbery. Investigators had obtained a warrant for Johnson as a result of an investigation into an incident which occurred on February 20, 2015 at approximately 11:40 pm at the car wash at the end of Pine Park Drive, in Hope.. According to the report, the victim, Byron Bowie, of Gurdon, was asked to meet his girlfriend at the car wash on Pine Park Drive. When his girlfriend arrived, Bowie got into her vehicle and started talking to her. While talking to the girlfriend, a short black male wearing a black ski mask came to the driver’s side window and pointing a black semi-automatic hand gun towards Bowie. A tall black male wearing a black ski mask walked to the passenger’s side window holding a baseball bat. The suspects knocked on the windows of the vehicle and told the driver to unlock the door. The driver unlocked the door and one of the suspects opened the door and told Bowie to put everything he had into a bag. Bowie placed his money and belongings into the bag. The suspects then began hitting Bowie with the bat and their feet and fists. While Bowie was being assaulted, the ski mask came off of the tall black male and Bowie identified him as Shelton Johnson. Bowie told his girlfriend to drive off. Officers located Bowie’s vehicle at the car wash with several of the windows broken out. Shelton Johnson was transported to the Hempstead County Detention Facility and held for a first appearance.