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Milwaukee activist Khalil Coleman Found Guilty of Robbery in Kentucky

Local Milwaukee activist Khalil Coleman of the People’s Revolution was found guilty of first-degree robbery in Kenton County Court, Kentucky Earlier today.

Coleman was found not guilty of the lesser charge of Unlawful Transaction with a Minor. Coleman faces anywhere from 10 to 20 years for the guilty verdict and the jury has recommended at least 10 years.

The judge will make the final sentencing decision at a later date.

Khalil Coleman, who organized marches against police brutality in Milwaukee last year, faced felony charges of robbery and unlawful transaction with a minor. Court documents show Coleman and Joshua Clarey had a minor with them and that it was the minor who performed the robbery on their instructions.

Kenton County Prosecutor Rob Sanders says the men came to Elsmere in February hoping to rob someone they believed to be dealing in drugs and who had a large quantity of cash.

Coleman had maintains he is innocent and entered a not guilty plea. It’s not unclear if Coleman’s defense team within file an appeal against the court decision.

This is a breaking news story. LockharTVMedia is working on confirming more details as they come in.

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