A Charlotte man and Lancaster woman have been charged in connection with the robbery of a T-Mobile store, Tega Cay police say.
Nafife Jainlett, 31, of Charlotte, and Rachel Wright, 25, of Lancaster, were arrested after police reviewed tapes from neighboring businesses.
The T-Mobile store on S.C. 160 was robbed Aug. 29 at about 4:30 a.m. A man shattered the front door with a brick, according to a Tega Cay police report.
The man stole more than $3,000 worth of electronics and caused about $1,500 worth of damage to the door, police said.
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Officers said surveillance recordings from nearby Walmart shows the suspect leaving the T-Mobile store and driving away in a silver Pontiac four-door sedan.
Officers were able to find the suspect vehicle and identify Wright as the woman who accompanied Jainlett, police said.
Wright was arrested Aug. 31 and has been charged with second degree burglary and criminal conspiracy.
Police were able to identify the man as Jainlett after interviewing Wright, police said.
Jainlett has been charged with second-degree burglary, grand larceny and criminal conspiracy.
Jainlett was arrested in Charlotte Oct. 3 and has refused extradition to South Carolina. Tega Cay police are obtaining a Governor’s Warrant to bring him to S.C.
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