3 sought in Aiken motel holdup

Saturday, May 16, 2009 6:18 PM
Last updated 11:01 PM
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AIKEN -- Aiken authorities are seeking three people after a man reported being robbed at the Econo Lodge, 3560 Richland Avenue West.

According to a news bulletin from the Aiken Department of Public Safety, the robbery took place about 3:45 p.m.

The victim said he was in his motel room when he was approached by a white female and two black males. As the three entered the room, they closed the door behind them. One of the men put a handgun to the victim's head and he was robbed of cash, a cell phone, a .40-caliber Ruger pistol and several pairs of shoes.

The suspects left in two vehicles. The first is described as a 1991 Toyota Camry with South Carolina tag CSH914.

The second vehicle is believed to be a dark blue car similar in shape and size to a Ford Crown Victoria.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Aiken Public Safety at 803-642-7620. Callers can also call our tip line at 642-7799. Callers may also call Crime stoppers of the midlands at 1-888 CRIME-SC and remain anonymous. Callers may be eligible for a cash reward from $50-$1,000 dollars.

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Nero
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Nero 05/16/09 - 06:23 pm
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Bad day to own an Econo Lodge

Bad day to own an Econo Lodge it seems.

asustudent75
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asustudent75 05/16/09 - 08:12 pm
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They cant find the car????

They cant find the car???? Who is it registered to??

curly123053
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curly123053 05/16/09 - 10:19 pm
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Wonder if this was drug

Wonder if this was drug related between all parties? Why would they pick on this one guy to rob?

Grasshopper
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Grasshopper 05/16/09 - 11:21 pm
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Ha prostitution the boy was

Ha prostitution the boy was waylaid.

Frank
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Frank 05/16/09 - 11:25 pm
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yep, sounds like a deal gone

yep, sounds like a deal gone bad to me curly.. wonder how much cash they got off with.. or maybe they didn't rob him, but instead is was baking powder cut with a little white girl...

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