Victim Bludgeoned with Wooden Club for $40, Two Charged with Armed Robbery
WEEKI WACHEE – Two suspects face armed robbery charges, after they stole $40.00 from a couple during an incident on Lake Drive last Saturday.
According to reports, Theron Singletary and his wife Michelle were inside a shed located at 9955 Lake Drive with suspects Cory Ryan, 24, and Timothy Hunt, 29. Suddenly, Cory struck Theron on the head with a wooden club, causing him to fall to his knees. Cory then threatened Michelle with the same club and pushed her onto a bed. While still on his knees, Timothy grabbed Theron by the neck and demanded money. After taking $40.00, Timothy and Cory told the couple that they could leave.
Theron and Michelle drove back to their home on Deltona Blvd before calling 911 and reporting what had occurred.
Deputies responded to the residence the same day and found the shed to be pad locked from the outside. After obtaining a search warrant, investigators searched the shed and located a hat, and sunglasses that belong to the victims. They also located two wooden clubs lying next to the bed.
Timothy Hunt and Cory Ryan were arrested Sunday and charged with armed robbery. Ryan posted a $25,000 bond the next day but Hunt remains behind bars, held without bond, due to an unrelated burglary charge.
It is not known why the victims to entered a shed on the property or why they were targeted by the suspects.
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