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Robbery suspect caught after 5 years on the run
Didro Manasee, 33, charged with holding Covington resident at gunpoint
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After five years, the Rockdale County Sheriff's Office has the final suspect of an armed robbery case in custody.
Didro Manasee, 33, was booked into the Rockdale County Jail Saturday, after "he went on the lam" since 2010 when he allegedly helped three other people rob a Covington resident at gunpoint.

RCSO spokesperson Cpl. Michael Camp says that Manasee, a resident of Schenectady, Georgia five years ago, was probably arrested by another agency and then transferred to the Rockdale County Jail but couldn't say for sure at the time.
The other three people involved in the case were arrested within a month of the robbery, have served their time in jail and have already been released, says Camp.

Kirstie Lightner, 26, and Phillip Lucas, 25, was sentenced to 18 months in prison, and both received time served. Jonathan Lightner, 26, was sentenced to four years in prison, with six months of probation.

According to the deputy's report, the 28-year-old victim was held up during the night hours of Jan. 3, 2010 after he dropped off Kirstie Lightner at 1701 Sugar Plum Court in Conyers so she could retrieve a jacket that he left with her.

"(The victim) parked the vehicle in front of the house and waited while Mrs. Lightner went inside to retrieve the jacket," the deputy wrote. "While (the victim) was waiting two black males approached the vehicle opened, the car door and stuck a handgun into (the victim's) chest."

The two men took the victim's wallet and a "small amount of cash" from his pocket. After they took the items, both men entered the same residence as Kirstie Lightner.

The victim got back into his car and left the scene.
Manasee involvement with the incident isn't clear as of yet. He's being charged with armed robbery.