Girlfriend sets up boyfriend in North Charleston armed robbery

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Police arrested two men and a woman and charged them with armed robbery Thursday.

Isaac Grant, 18, and Ahmead Elshwafa, 20, were taken into custody by North Charleston police after a witness said the two men robbed him of his wallet and his girlfriend's jewelry.

According to police, the robbery was set up by the man's girlfriend, Kiantay Collins, 18, who was present at the time of the robbery and later arrested.

North Charleston police were escorted to the appartment where the robbery took place, at 7556 Plantation Road, by the male victim. Collins and four other males, including the two armed robbery suspects, were at the apartment.

Police interviewed the victim at the apartment. He did not appear to recognize the men in the apartment as the men who robbed him.

The victim said that two black males approached him and his girlfriend from behind while they were on the back patio. They threw the male victim on the ground and placed an object on his back, which he believed to be a gun.

The suspects took a silver necklace containing yellow and blue diamonds and a matching bracelet. They also took his Coach wallet that contained his driver's license, a credit card and his LG Verizon phone. The suspects also took jewelry from the female witness including a gold necklace and earrings.

The witness said that the suspects fled towards Hunter's Ridge Lane and that they had Jamaican accents.

Later, police returned to question Collins again and she admitted setting up the robbery. She was arrested for armed robbery.

Police were able to obtain the identities of the suspects who committed the robbery and they were found and arrested. They admitted having some of the stolen goods, which were recovered by police.

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