Union County sheriff’s investigators arrested a man and a woman in the Dec. 20 robbery of a man near the Crismark subdivision in Indian Trail.
Basil Brandon Blake, 31, was charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon, conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon and assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious bodily injury. He was jailed on a $50,000 bail.
Janet Ward Nance, 40, was charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon and conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon.
Nance also was served with several warrants for violating probation and on an unrelated misdemeanor larceny charge. She was jailed on a $65,500 bail.
Both suspects must appear in court Feb. 3.
The robbery victim told investigators that the suspects gave him a ride to the Crismark subdivision under the ruse of attending a party.
Once the three pulled into the neighborhood, one of the suspects brandished a firearm inside the vehicle and demanded the victim’s money and phone.
The victim was pistol-whipped and left along the road, Sheriff Eddie Cathey said.