Two men arrested in Orangeburg armed robbery

Tremaine Yolanda Green

COLUMBIA (WACH) â?? Two men have been arrested in an armed robbery on Monday.

According to the Orangeburg County Sheriff Leroy Ravenell, Jermaine Yolanda Green and Troy Jerome Benjamin entered a Coburg Lane residence about 11pm on Monday night and forced a male victim into a back bedroom demanding cash.

When the victim didnâ??t comply, one of the suspects fired a shot in the floor and then struck the victim in the head with a handgun. The weapon fired when the victim was struck in the head a second time. The suspects continued to demand money and made the victim strip and lay down on the bathroom floor before another victim begged the suspects to leave.

Orangeburg Chief Magistrate Derrick Dash denied bond for Green on Wednesday, August 13 at 2:30pm.

Benjamin will appear before an Orangeburg Magistrate on Thursday, August 14 at 8:30am.