Greenville police have released new details in an attempted armed robbery.
Police say the robbery was reported at 2:41 a.m. Sunday in the parking lot of the OASIS convenience store, at the intersection of E. Tenth Street & Greenville Blvd. Victims told police that three people asked them for directions and a cigarette. During the conversation, one of the suspects pulled out a gun and demanded the victim's wallet, threatening to shoot him.
Police say the victim told the suspects he didn't have a wallet. The suspects then drove away in a white Oldsmobile. Officers stopped the suspects at the intersection of Tenth St. and Portertown Rd. where two of the suspects were detained, and the third suspect fled on foot.
Police say the woman who owns the Oldsmobile, Mindy Jackson, called police within minutes of the crime to report her vehicle had been stolen from her home at 3900 Elkin Ridge, Apt. B. Police went to her home where they found the third suspect.
Twenty-year-old Andrew Johnson of Snow Hill, 18-year-old Eric Hinojosa of Snow Hill, and 23-year-old Sevaughn Mines of Greenville are all charged with attempted armed robbery. Mines was also charged with possession of a firearm by a felon. Johnson was charged with Resist, Obstruct, & Delay of a police officer. Mindy Jackson was arrested and charged with filing a false police report.
Four people were arrested in Greenville Sunday morning in connection to an attempted armed robbery.
Twenty-year-old Andrew Johnson of Snow Hill, 18-year-old Eric Hinojosa of Snow Hill, and 23-year-old Sevaughn Mines of Greenville are all charged with attempted armed robbery.
Jail officials said records show they tried to hold up a person near the Sheetz on Portertown and Tenth Street in Greenville. Johnson is also charged with resisting arrest. All three were brought in just before 7 Sunday morning.
Jail officials said 20-year-old Mindy Jackson is charged in connection to the crime. She was arrested for making a false report and resisting arrest.
Records show Jackson reported her car was stolen, though detectives determined it was the one used in the attempted hold-up. Records also show she lied to officers about whether one of the suspects was in her home.