Crime

July 31, 2014

Two men charged in Georgetown County armed robbery attempt

Two men have been charged in the strong arm robbery of a Murrells Inlet business on May 2.

Two men have been charged in the strong arm robbery of a Murrells Inlet business on May 2.

Samuel Tyrice Coleman, 24, of Georgetown, and Soloman J. Coleman, 48, of Georgetown, both face charges in the incident.

Samuel Coleman is charged with one count of armed robbery while armed with a deadly weapon and one count of possession of a weapon during a violent crime. Soloman J. Coleman is charged with one count of armed robbery while armed with a deadly weapon.

Police allege at about 11:30 p.m. on May 2, one of the men entered Not 2 Shabby located at 5190 U.S. 17 Bypass through the unlocked front door. The person pointed what appeared to be a hand gun at the victim and demanded money, according to a Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office press release.

The person then fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of cash in an unknown direction of travel, according to police.

The Colemans are currently being housed at the Georgetown County Detention Center.

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