MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) – Myrtle Beach police arrested two suspects after a strong-armed investigation at The Sea Mist Oceanfront Resort, Monday evening.
According to Lt. Joey Crosby with the Myrtle Beach Police Department, an officer responded to the Sea Mist Oceanfront Resort on 14th Ave. South after a woman said she was robbed. The woman told police that she was getting on the elevator when the suspect grabbed her purse and tried to run. The victim resisted causing them to fall to the ground where the victim’s purse fell open. The suspect grabbed the woman’s wallet and took off with another man.
Crosby says that while investigating the robbery, the suspects tried to use one of the stolen credit cards to order pizza. Officers arrived at the restaurant and waited for the suspects to pick up their pizza.
Officers identified and arrested Kevin Wilson, 21, and Anoneyo Fulton, 27, for strong-armed robbery. Fulton was also charged with obtaining goods under false pretenses, FTC fraud, and possession of heroin. Wilson faces an additional charged of resisting arrest.