CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Police are on the lookout for two people accused of robbing a sandwich delivery man who was making sure a woman got home safely in downtown Charleston.
The Charleston Police Department responded to a home on Morris Street in reference to an armed robbery early Thursday morning. The victim told officers that he had just been robbed at gunpoint by two black males.
According to investigators, the victim was making a sandwich delivery at the Morris Street home when he noticed two black males walk past his car. The victim said he called the customer and was told that she was walking to his location.
The victim said the two men he saw earlier were lingering near an intersection and a minute later the customer arrived at the his car to pick up her order.
A police report states that the customer noticed the two men and asked the victim to stay with her until she was secured at her home. The victim agreed and once the customer entered her home the victim began walking back to his car.
The victim was then approached by the two men and was asked, "What time is it?"
When the victim turned around, he saw the two suspects approaching him. The first suspect aimed a handgun toward his stomach and demanded all his money while the second suspect reached into his left pocket and got the victim's wallet.
The second suspect took all the victim's money and gave him back a $20 bill and said, "Here, you can have that back." The suspects then fled south on Coming Street.
Police describe the first suspect as 6'1" to 6'3" tall, wearing a black t-shirt and black pants. The second suspect is described as 6' to 6'3" tall, wearing a red t-shirt and black pants.