Selma arrests two women for armed robbery

Selma Police Monday, Dec.11, arrested two 18-year-old women for allegedly robbing a man of $10.

The incident happened at 10:15 p.m.

Police said they responded after the armed robbery happened. The victim was at the Marathon Gas station on South Pollock where he met police after he was robbed.

The victim told police he was hanging out in of 313 S. Summer St. sitting in his car with a woman.

He said what appeared to be a male approached by a man walked up and told the woman to get out of the car. Then the man displayed what appeared to be a semi-automatic weapon wrapped in a bandana, according to police.

The victim said the man told him if he wanted to live, to give him all his belongings. He said he gave the man two $5 bills out of his wallet. The woman who was in the car with the victim then walked with the man walked into the South Summer Street house.

The victim them went to the Marathon station and called 911, police said.

Selma Police officers went to the South Summer Street home to speak with the residents. They arrested Shamiyah Joy Flowers, who the victim mistook as a male. She had two warrants from Cumberland County.

Flowers, 18, of Fayetteville, was charged with one felony count each of robbery with a dangerous weapon and conspiracy robbery with a dangerous weapon and one misdemeanor larceny charge.

Flowers was transported to the Johnston County Jail where she was held on a $102,500 secured bond.

Also arrested was Teanna Marie Holder, 18, 313 S. Summer St. She was charged with one felony count each of common law robbery, conspiracy robbery with dangerous weapon and one misdemeanor count of marijuana possession.

Holder was transported to the Johnston County Jail where she was held on $50,000 secured bond.

Both suspects denied the charges and said they didn’t know what the victim was talking about.

Flowers and Holder made their first appearance Tuesday, Dec. 12 in the Johnston County Superior Court.

Shamiyah Joi Flowers

Teanna Maria Holder

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