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Police: Pair targets former neighbor in robbery

Published On: Nov 10 2012 08:37:40 PM CST   Updated On: Nov 11 2012 11:06:05 AM CST
Pair charged in robbery

Two people were in jail Saturday night for robbing their former neighbor, police said.

Rebecca Buck and Newman Asubonteng worked together to target a man who lives on the 100 block of Concord Drive in Greenville, police said.

About 2 p.m. Saturday, Buck knocked on the victim's door; when the victim answered Asubonteng assaulted him and stole his wallet, police said.

Buck and Asubonteng ran to a Motel 6, where police found them after an investigation, police said.

Investigators say the pair had recently been evicted from the area near the crime scene.