S.C. men arrested in Roxboro bank robbery
Roxboro police said they have arrested two South Carolina men and are searching for a third suspect in connection with a bank robbery late Tuesday afternoon.Posted — Updated
Patrick Jackson, 25, and Ricardo Antonio Osuna, 22, both of Effingham, S.C., were charged with armed robbery and four counts of kidnapping.
Chief Todd Boycher said that a 911 caller reported a robbery at Carter Bank and Trust, 823 N. Main St., shortly before 5 p.m. Four employees were in the bank at the time but weren't injured.
Boycher said that an officer spotted a man in the parking lot and placed him in custody, then saw a second man running out of the bank, holding a pillowcase. The officer detained him and found that the pillowcase was full of money.
The first man managed to escape into a wooded area near the bank, but police surrounded the block and located him after a brief search, the chief said.
Police also found a car they believe was being used as a getaway vehicle, but didn't find a driver. Boycher said investigators are certain they will be able to identify the driver.
Jackson and Osuna were being held in the Person County Jail Thursday without bond.
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