Suspect in court for robbery near Madisonville bar

MADISONVILLE, OH (FOX19) - The suspect in a reported robbery last month outside of a Madisonville bar appeared in a Hamilton County courtroom on Thursday.

Montez Taylor, 29, is accused of trying to rob a victim at gunpoint outside of the Between Rounds Sports Bar on 5832 Bramble Ave. It happened on Oct. 24. Court documents state the victim was allegedly approached by Taylor as he was leaving the bar.

Taylor and the victim struggled to gain control of the gun. During the struggle, the gun went off and was eventually taken away from Taylor.

The victim was able to leave the scene and make it home. Police were called by the bar employees, who located Taylor a short distance from the bar.

Authorities said Taylor suffered minor injuries and claimed to be the victim in the robbery. He's been charged with one count of aggravated robbery.

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