5 NEWS UPDATE: Two Men Arrested For Armed Robbery in Marion County
Written by Kristin Keeling
Last updated on August 24, 2013 @ 11:27AM
Created on August 23, 2013 @ 8:50PM
Two men have been arrested in connection with an armed robbery in Marion County on Friday night.
According to the Marion County Sheriff's Department, Taylor Dee Hastings and Samuel Borelli were both arrested and charged with armed robbery.
The incident happened in the parking lot of the Meadowdale United Methodist Church.
A K-9 unit was used to confirm the identity of one of the suspects. Both men are currently being held at the North Central Regional Jail.
The Sheriff's Department is still investigating.
Deputies in Marion County are searching for a man who they said pulled a gun on two men and robbed them.
It happened around 6:30 p.m. outside of the Meadowdale United Methodist Church.
According to investigators, two men were sitting in the parking lot of the church waiting to meet someone. That person never showed up, but when another man did he threatened them with a gun.
Marion County Sheriff's deputies said they believe it was a drug deal gone bad and the two who were robbed had been set up.
The suspect took off on foot and the area was searched by deputies, state police and a K-9 Unit.
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