Longs teen charged in January robbery of Loris area Domino’s delivery driver

troot@thesunnews.comMarch 15, 2013 

— A Longs teen was released on $10,000 bail after he was charged Wednesday with armed robbery in connection with a Loris area pizza delivery driver being robbed at gunpoint when he went to make a delivery, according to authorities.

Johnny Jequan Bennett, 17, was charged with armed robbery and booked into J. Reuben Long Detention Center at 12:34 p.m. Wednesday and released on $10,000 bail at 8:08 p.m. Thursday, according to jail records.

Horry County police were called at 9:40 p.m. Jan. 5 to 266 Airport Road for the incident, which officers noted appeared to be an abandoned house, according to the report. The Domino’s Pizza driver told officers he was delivering a pizza and saw a man standing in front of the home when he arrived.

The driver said the man told him he had to get his wallet and ran behind the house, according to the report. The driver said three men then walked up behind him and one had a gun and they demanded his cash.

The robbers took $20 cash, the pizza and soda before they ran behind the house, according to the report. Officers searched the area, but did not find the robbers, who had bandanas covering their faces.

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