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Teens allegedly robbed at gunpoint while camping

Press Release

LEE COUNTY, AL -  On August 14, 2010 at approximately 8:00 AM/CST, the Lee County Sheriff's Office received a complaint of a possible robbery and shooting that had occurred at Poor Boy's Landing located on Lee Road 334 Salem, Lee County, Alabama.

According to the complaint, four seventeen year old juveniles (two males and two females) were camping at this location when they were awaken by two armed gunman, one armed with a handgun and the other with a shotgun. 

The victims stated that the offenders demanded money and their valuables.  One of the male victims was struck in the head by the offender with the shotgun which caused a small cut over his eye. 

The robbers than took two cell phones, a car stereo system and an undisclosed amount of cash from the victims. 

As the offenders were fleeing from the scene, they fired several shots in the direction of the victims, the male victim that had been hit with the weapon by the offenders then suffered a single non-life threatening gun shot injury to the lower back region of his body. 

This victim was transported to Columbus Regional Hospital, by a privately owned vehicle, where he was later treated and released.  The other victims did not suffer in injuries in this incident. 

The Lee County Crime Stoppers program is offering a reward for anyone that has any information about the identity of the individual (s) guilty of committing this crime. 

One of the offenders is described as a heavy set black male, approximately 5'9" tall, with dred-lock hair style, and gold front teeth, and in his early to mid-twenties. 

The other suspect is described as a thin built light skinned black male, with low cut hair, and in his early to mid-twenties.

They were both wearing white tank tops, dark colored pants and dark work type boots. 

If you have any information about this crime that could lead to the identity or the arrest(s) of these suspects please contact Lee County Crime Stoppers at 1-888-522-7847.

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