Deputies: Suspects rob and duct tape victims inside motel room | Crime
Sumter County Sheriff’s has arrested three individuals they say robbed two people at gunpoint inside a motel room.
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Investigators say 21-year-old Fredreshia Mccallum, 24-year-old Anthony Coneila Graham and 30 year old Demarcus Antwain Keels are being charged with armed robbery.
According to an incident report, the three suspects drove to the Relax Inn motel located on Lynchs River Road on Monday.
When the suspects arrived to the motel, investigators say that Mccallum knocked on the room door.
The victim opened the door to find Graham and Antwain, who were both wearing bandannas and ski masks, pointing shotguns at his face.
Both of the victims’ hands and feet were bound with duct tape, investigators say.
The thieves took $1,840.00 along with two cellular phones and a play station 2, according to an incident report.
The two victims were able to get free and contact law enforcement.
Deputies say one of the victims was able to provide authorities with a description of the suspect’s vehicle.
Short time later after the incident, deputies conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle that matched the description of the one used during the robbery and found Mccallum to be the driver.
During the investigation it was found that Mccallum drove the vehicle to the location and was present during the robbery.
Deputies say they searched the car and found the victim’s play station 2 in the trunk.
Mccallum was taking into custody.
After further investigation the other two suspects involved were identified and arrested without incident.
Investigators say this case is still under investigation.