Three charged in connection with Newberry County home invasion

07/23/2014 3:37 PM

07/23/2014 3:38 PM

Three people have been arrested in connection with a Newberry County home invasion that occurred in May.

Rashawn Marquese Miller, 23; Rison Aikeem Jackson, 26, and Andrew Khiry Ward, 22; are all facing charges.

Miller has been charged wtih first degree assault and battery and first degree strong armed robbery and burglary. Jackson and Ward both have been charged with first degree assault and battery, first degree strong armed robbery and burglary and kidnapping.

The incident happened at a home on S.C. Highway 395 in Newberry County on May 23.

Police say the residents woke up to a loud noise after three masked individuals broke into the home.

“One of the residents was pulled from his bed and assaulted while the other managed to escape through the window of the locked bedroom and run for help,” according to a Newberry County Sheriff’s Office release.

Deputies say the suspects ransacked the home, stole multiple items and left the home in a tan vehicle.

One or more of the victims may have known one or more of the suspects, according to the Newberry County Sheriff’s Office.

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