5 arrested in robbery and attack of 77-year-old Belleville man

5 arrested in robbery and attack of 77-year-old Belleville man

Daryl Jones, 18, of Farview Heights, Kaityln Fultz, 18, and Traseana Parks, 17, of Swansea, Deontre Samuels, 20, of O'Fallon, and Shay Bennett, 24, of East St. Louis are charged with robbery.

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by KMOV Web Staff

KMOV.com

Posted on August 16, 2013 at 1:30 PM

Updated Friday, Aug 16 at 3:45 PM

BELLEVILLE, IL (KMOV) Five young adults were arrested on robbery charges Friday after a group of offenders attacked an elderly man late Monday night, police say.

Daryl Jones, 18, of Farview Heights, Kaityln Fultz, 18, and Traseana Parks, 17, of Swansea, Deontre Samuels, 20, of O'Fallon, and Shay Bennett, 24, of East St. Louis are charged with robbery.

The alleged robbery occurred around 3:30 a.m. late Monday in the 2500 block of West Boulevard in Belleville.

According to police, a 77 year-old-male victim reported he was walking south on West Boulevard when three black males knocked him to the ground. Well lying on the ground, he was hit and kicked by the subjects. One of the subjects demanded his wallet and the victim complied.

The victim received minor injuries.

The Shiloh Police Department, with the assistance of Swansea and Fairview Heights Police Departments, identified, located, and apprehended the suspects.

Each suspect's bond is set at $100,000.

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