EXCLUSIVE: Moment ex-cop, 64, and son, 34, are arrested and charged with MURDER of black jogger Ahmaud Arbery, 25, two months after his fatal shooting

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  • Exclusive photos show the moment Gregory McMichael, 64, and Travis McMichael, 34, were arrested at their home in Brunswick, Georgia, on Thursday 
  • Heavily-armed officers with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation descended on the home at around 7.50pm
  • Gregory and Travis stayed silent as they were led out of the home in handcuffs  
  • The men were booked into Glynn County Jail on charges of murder and aggravated assault
  • The dramatic arrests come days after leaked cellphone video of the McMichaels’ fatal confrontation with Ahmaud Arbery on February 23 made headlines nationwide  
  • The shocking footage showed the two men ‘ambushing’ Arbery as he tried to run past their pickup truck
  • The younger McMichael got into a physical fight with Arbery before shooting him with a shotgun
  • The father and son were initially not arrested after they claimed they thought Arbery was a burglar 

Exclusive photos show the moment the father and son ‘vigilantes’ accused of shooting dead unarmed black jogger Ahmaud Arbery were arrested by heavily-armed officers in Georgia.  

A four-vehicle convoy from the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) pulled up outside the home of Gregory and Travis McMichael at 7.50pm Thursday to take the men into custody on charges of murder and aggravated assault.  

The dramatic arrests come days after leaked cellphone video of the McMichaels’ fatal confrontation with Arbery on February 23 made headlines nationwide, sparking fevered outrage and demands for justice in what the victim’s family called a ‘lynching’. 

The shocking footage showed the two men ‘ambushing’ Arbery as he tried to run past their pickup truck, the younger McMichael getting into a physical fight with Arbery before shooting him with a shotgun.

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