RICHLAND COUNTY, SC — Two teens accused of robbing three delivery men in the last year have been arrested.
The boys, 16 and 15, are both charged with strong-armed robbery. Deputies have accused the men of stealing food, cash, cell phones, credit cards and a laptop from delivery men bringing orders to an address in the 600 block of Childs Street.
They were arrested after deputies linked them to the crimes by interviewing witnesses in the area following the robbery of a Marco’s Pizza deliveryman Jan. 7. Both of the teens are being held at Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center awaiting hearings in family court.
The teens are both accused in the following incidents:
• A robbery of a Marco’s Pizza delivery man Jan. 7. In that incident, two people approached the victim and stole pizzas, $20 cash and bank cards.
• A robbery of a Sammi’s Deli delivery man Dec. 21. In that incident, two suspects took the victim’s food, wallet, $400 cash, a laptop and a cell phone.
• A robbery of a Tea Pot Chinese Restaurant delivery man June 30. In that incident, two suspects ran toward the victim. The man ran back to his car, and the suspects threw bricks as he escaped.