The Charleston Police Dept. has released the name of a man who was attacked and robbed in Charleston, WV on Oct. 13.
Gregory Moran, of Clendenin, was attacked and robbed by five people according to Charleston police.
Five people were arrested after a man was attacked and robbed in a Go-Mart parking lot in Charleston, WV on Oct. 13.
According to Sgt. Hazelett with the Charleston Police Dept., at about 7 p.m. the victim walked onto the parking lot of the Go-Mart on Bigley Avenue and was approached by two men.
According to police, the two men asked the victim if he wanted to buy marijuana. When he refused, one of the two men started to hit him. It is unclear which man started the attack. During the attack, the two men knocked the victim to ground and tore off his shirt and jacket.
While the victim was on the ground, two women and another man walked up. One of the women acted as lookout while the other two joined the attack. When the man managed to get to his feet, one of the women, identified as Lauren Watson, shocked the man with a stun gun.
Police say the suspects began to walk away but started to chase the man after he gathered his clothes and ran to a nearby Family Dollar store. According to police, the victim was attacked for a second time outside of the Family Dollar.
Witnesses on the scene gave police descriptions of the suspects and an apartment where they could be found.
At some point during the attack $40 was taken from the victim.
Police arrested Roland Brungard, 22, Stephon Thomas, 22, Chardene Cope, 21, Lauren Watson, 19 and Juan Chapman, 23 and charged all five with robbery. Watson is facing an additional charge of possession with intent to deliver.