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Two Southern Miss receivers charged with armed robbery, kidnapping

Two Southern Miss receivers charged with armed robbery, kidnapping
Published On: Thu, May 21
Sep 7, 2013; Lincoln, NE, USA; Nebraska Cornhuskers running back Terrell Newby (34) runs against Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles in the second quarter at Memorial Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Bruce Thorson-USA TODAY Sports

Southern Miss wide receivers James Cox and Kyle Foster were arrested Wednesday morning on a trio of felony charges in connection with an incident at The Cottages on Beverly Hills Road.

Hattiesburg Police Department spokesman Lt. Jon Traxler said that Cox and Foster were arrested and charged with armed robbery, kidnapping and burglary of an occupied dwelling.

Traxler had no other details at this time.

"We have been made aware of the situation and we are continuing to gather information at this time," Southern Miss spokesman Jack Duggan said in a prepared statement.

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