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W.Va. woman charged in robbery in which victim was ordered to strip

Chelsea Renae Thompson was arraigned Sunday on one count of first-degree robbery and one count of conspiracy

January 02, 2013

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — A 21-year-old woman is charged with being involved in the robbery of a man who told police he was robbed and left alongside a road after being ordered to remove his clothes, according to Berkeley County Magistrate Court records.

Chelsea Renae Thompson of 48 Oak Hill Court, Harpers Ferry, W.Va., was arraigned Sunday on one count of first-degree robbery and one count of conspiracy, according to court documents.

The victim told police that $50, his wallet, keys, mobile phone, pants, underwear and shoes were taken in the Oct. 13 robbery, according to court documents.

He told police the defendant agreed to go on a date with him via an Internet website and he met her at a Martinsburg area club, according to court documents.

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The robbery, according to the victim, occurred while they were driving along a back road and a gun was placed to his head by another unidentified individual in the car, according to court documents.

“He was made to remove his clothing and get out of the vehicle,” Berkeley County Sheriff’s Deputy Lt. Gary Harmison said in a complaint filed against the defendant.

“He complied and was left standing alongside of the road.”

When questioned, the defendant denied robbing the man, according to court documents.

Police found the man’s pants on Oct. 16, but no other items, according to court documents.

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