SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota — Talk about Bad Samaritans.
Two men have been arrested for allegedly robbing a group of women they had purportedly stopped to help with car trouble.
Police in Sioux Falls, South Dakota say three women were experiencing car problems early Saturday morning and called a friend for help. The supposed buddy showed up soon after with two other men.
Police say the men then led the woman to an apartment complex where one of them pulled out a gun, stole a backpack from one of the women, and then tried to steal the car but couldn’t get it to start.
Police say one of the suspects, 30-year-old Shawn Michael Long was already in custody on federal charges and now faces robbery and possession of a stolen vehicle charges. Another suspect, 32-year-old Sterling George Spotted Elk Jr. was arrested on the same charges.
A third suspect has yet to be formally charged in the incident but cops say they know who he is and that he is already in custody on other charges.
Long and Spotted Elk Jr. are being held on a $50,000 cash bond.