Second Suspect Arrested in Robbery, Assault - WTOC-TV: Savannah, Beaufort, SC, News, Weather & Sports

05/02/05

Second Suspect Arrested in Robbery, Assault

A suspected robber is off the streets this evening. Savannah-Chatham police arrested Morris Easterling Saturday. They say he and and his cousin Eric Mikel robbed a man and woman at gunpoint last Thursday night.

Police say the cousins robbed the couple as they sat in their car on Stuyvesant Street and then sexually assaulted the woman. She grabbed Mikel's gun and began firing, hitting Mikel in the neck. Police arrested him that night.

Police are charging Morris Easterling with rape, aggravated assault and armed robbery.

Reported by: Jamie Ertle, jertle@wtoc.com

 

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