Two men facing charges following robbery of autistic man

CEREDO, W.Va. (WYMT/WSAZ) -- Two people are behind bars accused of robbing an autistic man at gunpoint.

Officer S.D. Brody with the Ceredo Police Department says the victim was held up about 2:45 Saturday afternoon in the 300 Block of 1st Street East.

Officer Brody says the suspects are Ronald Hodge, 27, and Jamie Gillman, 23. Both suspects, who are from Kenova, were able to get away with $300 cash and the victim's cell phone.

However, later in the evening, police caught the suspects. Both are now charged with 1st degree armed robbery and petite larceny. Hodge also faces a charge for brandishing a firearm.

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