BELLEVILLE, Ill. (KSDK) - Five people are in custody after a 77-year-old man was knocked to the ground, kicked, and robbed of his wallet.
Darryl L. Jones, 18, from Fairview Heights, Ill.; Kaitlyn T. Fultz, 18, from Swansea, Ill.; Deontre L. Samuels, 20, from O'Fallon, Ill.; Shay O. Bennett, 24, from East St. Louis, Ill.; and Traseana D. Parks, 17, from Swansea, Ill. are each charged with robbery.
Belleville police were called to the 2500 block of West Boulevard in Belleville around 3:30 a.m. Monday after a 77-year-old man reported three men approached him while he was walking, hit him, kicked him, and demanded his wallet.
The victim received minor injuries in the incident.
The suspects are accused of then using the victim's credit cards at several locations.
Bond for each suspect is set at $100,000. They are all held at the St. Clair County Jail.