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Suspect charged with robbery, attempted aggravated sodomy

A man police say robbed an acquaintance of $40 also tried to force his victim to perform a sex act on him.

Justin Jovonte Dukes, 19, is charged with robbery, attempted aggravated sodomy and simple battery, reports state.

According to reports, Dukes called his acquaintance on Saturday and asked to meet at a Woodruff Farm Road address. Once at the address, Dukes asked for $10, which the other man refused to give.

Dukes then told the other man to go to the bathroom, where Dukes then asked for $20. The other man again refused, police said.

“Victim stated suspect then threw victim onto floor, grabbed him by the throat and took $40 from his pocket,” reports state.

Police said Dukes then tried to force the other man to perform a sex act on him.

Dukes then punched the man and ran from the area. Officers found Dukes about 15 minutes later at his White Chapel Drive home, reports state.

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