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Man charged in carjacking of R&B singer Bobby V

Singer Bobby Valentino arrives at the 51st Annual Grammy Awards held at the Staples Center on Feb. 8, 2009, in Los Angeles.
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Police say they've charged a man with armed robbery and vehicle hijacking in the carjacking of R&B singer Robert Wilson -- known as Bobby V or Bobby Valentino -- in midtown Atlanta.

Authorities say the singer parked a red 2013 Bentley outside the Hot Beats Recording Studio Tuesday night and was approached by two armed robbers. Police say Wilson complied with the men and they drove away. The Bentley was later found abandoned at a commuter train station.

Police said Thursday that Robert Unrico McFarland was being held on charges including robbery and vehicle hijacking charges. Jail records do not list an attorney for McFarland. Police are searching for a second suspect.

Wilson had a hit with the 2005 song, "Slow Down," from his self-titled debut album, and was featured on "Mrs. Officer" by Lil Wayne in 2008. His fifth studio album, "Dusk Till Dawn," was released last year.