A Shreveport man sits behind bars today charged in connection with an armed robbery and a brass knuckle beating as well as 17 bench warrants that were outstanding for his arrest. Shreveport Police patrol officers apprehended 24 year old Patrick Johnson last night in the 500 block of East Stoner Avenue after they discovered he had a felony warrant and 17 bench warrants outstanding for his arrest.  Detectives obtained the felony warrant charging Johnson with one count of armed robbery for his suspected role in the robbery of an individual in the 400 block of Champ Clark Street back on July 20, 2011.  Johnson allegedly robbed a man at gunpoint and then pistol whipped the victim after receiving an undisclosed amount of cash. 

Johnson, of the 1500 block of Clanton Street in Shreveport, was also charged with one count of second degree battery for allegedly beating another man with a pair of brass knuckles back on September 14, 2011 in the 1800 block of Jackie Robinson Drive.  According to police reports, the victim lost several teeth and suffered broken bones as a result of the attack. Johnson, of the 1500 block of Clanton Street in Shreveport, was also charged with one count of second degree battery for allegedly beating another man with a pair of brass knuckles back on September 14, 2011 in the 1800 block of Jackie Robinson Drive.  According to police reports, the victim lost several teeth and suffered broken bones as a result of the attack.