A 30-year-old Ridgeland man was arrested Tuesday after an armed robbery earlier at a Hilton Head Island apartment complex, according to a Beaufort County Sheriff's Office news release.
Rocky Dieblo Gadson faces charges of armed robbery and possession of a firearm during the commission of a violent crime in connection with a 2 a.m. robbery at Hilton Head Gardens, according to the release.
A man told deputies he had gone to the complex to help a friend move some items and that two black males, one armed with a handgun, came into the apartment. The intruders held him at gunpoint and took his wallet before fleeing, the release said.
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After the incident, the victim returned to his hotel room on the island, where he saw one of the attackers coming out of a neighboring room. He identified Gadson as one of the robbers, the release said.
Gadson was in the Beaufort County Detention Center on Tuesday awaiting a bond hearing, according to the jail log.
The investigation continues. Anyone with information is asked to call the county dispatch center at 843-524-2777.