RCSD: Two people wanted in motor vehicle theft at Obama Store, victim charged for chasing them in stolen vehicle

Victim steals truck after chasing SUV

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - The Richland County Sheriff’s Department is requesting the community’s assistance in identifying two people wanted for a motor vehicle theft that aired on the show Live PD.

On Nov. 2., Demichael Roberson left his Chevy Tahoe running and unattended at the Obama Store on North Main Street while he went inside the store.

Two men, who are possibly juveniles, got into Roberson’s Tahoe and drove away while he was in the store.

Roberson then stole a Toyota Tundra pickup truck to chase the men who stole his vehicle. The Tahoe was located a short time later at the 100 block of Lorick Ave. and had been involved in a crash, deputies said.

Roberson was later charged for Carjacking the Toyota Tundra. The two men who stole the Tahoe are still wanted.

The motor vehicle theft was captured on video by the store surveillance camera and aired on the show Live PD Nov. 2.

If you have any information about this incident, you are urged to contact Crimestoppers by calling 1-888-CRIME SC (888-274-6372) or visiting www.midlandscrimestoppers.com or www.p3tips.com and click on the “submit a tip” tab. Your identity will be kept anonymous, and if your tip leads to an arrest, you could be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000.

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