BOONE COUNTY, Mo. – Charges have been filed against three men accused in a brutal assault and robbery in Columbia.

Police responded to the incident on Seventh Street around 2:00 a.m. Sunday morning. They found two victims injured, with one of those unconscious. Witnesses told police that three men talked to the two victims before punching each several times and taking a necklace taken from one of them.

Alexander Nolan, 19, and Emory Montie, 23, are charged with two counts each of first degree assault. Kyle Lee Johnson, 23, is being held on a single count of assault in the first degree.