Crowd Beats Man, Steals His Pants
(Memphis) Police have arrested three people, but are looking for several others in the robbery and beating of man Thursday night in the airport area.
It happened outside the Corner Food Market in the 2100 block of East Raines Road.
Police say the man who was attacked was repeatedly kicked by 10-15 males.
They say the beating lasted about 10 minutes and was all captured on the store’s surveillance camera.
Two women at the store today heard about what happened, but didn’t known all the details.
“They are still back on this black and white stuff where they need to let it go,” said one of the ladies.
Police say when they got to the store the victim was bloody and didn’t have any pants.
The victim told officers he was punched by a man he knew when he came out of the store and that the others joins in and took his pants, wallet and cash after he refused to give up the keys to his car.
Three people, including two juveniles were seen leaving the scene and arrested at an apartment complex next door.
Eighteen year-old Armand Smith has been charged with Robbery.
Police say the victim has large cuts to the side of his face and his arms, but he is expected to be okay.