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ROBERT A. GRIFFIN


Deputies say a man kidnapped a 90-year-old woman during a home invasion.

Robert Alan Griffin, 20, of 1525 Old Douglas Mill Road, Abbeville, was arrested at 5:27 p.m. Tuesday and charged with first-degree burglary, kidnapping, possession of a weapon during a violent crime and armed robbery.

Abbeville County deputies responded at 10:35 p.m. March 2 to a residence on Stevenson Road in response to a burglary and home invasion, a report said. A 90-year-old woman at the residence told deputies a man had forced open the back door to the residence, threatened her with a knife and demanded her purse.

After she gave the man her purse, he forced her to drive him to an unidentified location in Abbeville County, she said.