Police: Suspects used social media to lure robbery victim - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Police: Suspects used social media to lure robbery victim

Ashley Chapman (Source: Lake Charles Police Department) Ashley Chapman (Source: Lake Charles Police Department)
Deidrick Garlow (Source: Lake Charles Police Department) Deidrick Garlow (Source: Lake Charles Police Department)
Treyvon Humphrey (Source: Lake Charles Police Department) Treyvon Humphrey (Source: Lake Charles Police Department)
Phenique Johnson (Source: Lake Charles Police Department) Phenique Johnson (Source: Lake Charles Police Department)
Devonte Cotlone (Source: Lake Charles Police Department) Devonte Cotlone (Source: Lake Charles Police Department)
LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) -

Five people are accused of luring a man to a location through social media and robbing him at gunpoint, according to a news release from the Lake Charles Police Department.

Lake Charles authorities said accused in the case are 21-year-old Ashley Chapman, 34-year-old Deidrick Garlow, 17-year-old Treyvon Humphrey, 21-year-old Phenique Johnson and 18-year-old Devonte Cotlone.

Chapman is still at-large.

All are charged with armed robbery and unauthorized use of an access card.

Bond for each is set at $175,000.

Lake Charles police report that on April 3, officers responded to the robbery of an individual in the 400 block of Moss Street.

Detectives said the victim was reportedly contacted on a social media website and agreed to meet with a female suspect.

Authorities said the victim was taken to the 400 block of Moss Street in Lake Charles, where it was arranged for him to be robbed at gunpoint.

"While at gunpoint, the victim was forced to provide his PIN for his debit card. Once the robbery was over, the suspects left the area and drove to a local bank where they removed currency from the victim's account," authorities said the in the release.

Detectives identified suspects Garlow and Chapman shortly thereafter. Authorities said the remaining suspects' identities were revealed with the assistance of Sulphur Police Department.

If anyone has any information about Chapman's whereabouts or other crimes they can contact the Lake Charles Police Department at 337-491-1311 or Crime Stoppers at 337-439-2222.

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