|Running back, former players arrested|
|Written by Admin|
|Tuesday, 18 November 2008 16:14|
Two suspects approached a man and woman waiting in a car on campus around 7:45 p.m. on Nov. 11, North Charleston Police spokesman Spencer Pryor said. The suspects forced the man to drive to a nearby apartment, robbed him of $30 at gunpoint and ran away, he said.
Charleston Southern running back T.J. Latimore, 19, of Apple Heights, Ohio; and former players Samuel Baptiste, 20, of Naples, Fla.; Zachery Hillery, 20, of Sanford, Fla.; and Ronald Baldner, 19, of Homosassa, Fla., were all charged with armed robbery and kidnapping. It wasn't immediately clear if they had attorneys.
The police wouldn't say which two suspects approached the car.
r 201 yards on 52 carries.
The four men were arrested Monday and suspended from school.
``We are disappointed to hear of the charges brought against these young men. Our athletics program at CSU continues its commitment to the academic, athletic, spiritual and character development of our student athletes,'' Charleston Southern coach Jay Mills said in a statement.