GEORGETOWN – Georgetown police on Friday arrested a 23-year-old Milton woman on robbery and assault charges in connection with incidents in Georgetown and Millsboro on Nov. 1.
An’Deshia B. Satchell, was taken into custody in Milton by Georgetown police detectives without incident, Georgetown Police Department spokesman Joey Melvin said.
Police identified Satchell as the suspect in a Nov. 1 robbery in Georgetown in a private parking lot south of East Market St. between South Race St. and Railroad Avenue.
Satchell was also identified as the suspect in a robbery in the parking lot of BJ’s Wholesale Club in Millsboro.
Satchell was charged by Georgetown police with robbery first degree, assault second degree, aggravated menacing and possession of a deadly weapon during the commission of a felony.
Additionally, Millsboro police charged Satchell with robbery second degree.
Satchell was arraigned at Justice of the Peace Court No. 2 and committed to Baylor Women’s Correctional Institution in lieu of a total $117,000 secured bail, said Det. Melvin.
The incident in Georgetown occurred 1:20 p.m. when the suspect approached a woman sitting in her vehicle parked in a private parking lot south of East Market Street between South Race Street and Railroad Avenue.
According to police investigation, the suspect opened the door, placed a gun to the victim’s head and demanded that the woman hand over her belongings. The suspect reached inside the vehicle, grabbed the victim’s purse and struck the victim with a gun numerous times to the back of her head.
The suspect then fled on foot.
At approximately 3:30 p.m. on Nov. 1, Millsboro police were dispatched to the parking lot of BJ’s Wholesale Club for a robbery complaint.
The victim told Millsboro police they were sitting in their vehicle when a female approached their driver’s side door, reached in and grabbed the victim’s purse. The victim attempted to hold her purse, but the suspect gained control and then fled in a dark color SUV, police said.