Columbus Police arrest two brothers on aggravated robbery charges

Gregory and Christopher Speakman (CREDIT: Columbus Division of Police)

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — The Columbus Division of Police said SWAT officer have arrested two brothers who are believed to have robbed 5 local businesses recently.

They also robbed several women at knifepoint.

SWAT officers arrested 24-year-old Gregory Speakman and 29-year-old Christopher Speakman on Dec. 2, 2016 on aggravated robbery charges.

On November 21, police say the suspects robbed a 64-year-old woman and her 85-year-old mother. The suspects forced their way into the back seat of a vehicle at knifepoint, took money, and forced the women to take them to an ATM.

On November 29, police say the brothers approached a 30-year-old woman into her own vehicle at knifepoint, demanded she drive to an ATM, and took her cash.

In both these instances, police say the brothers took the victims’ cars.

Additional charges may be forthcoming. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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