Subjects wanted in two separate Spartanburg Methodist College incidents

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SPARTANBURG COUNTY, S.C. (WSPA) – Spartanburg Methodist College Campus Safety is searching for subjects involved in multiple cases.

In the first case, the subject that campus safety is searching for is involved in a kidnapping/armed robbery case that took place on Oct. 29.

According to officials, the subject confronted and presented a firearm to a victim while on campus. The subject then walked the victim in an attempt to locate an ATM on campus and later forced the victim into the victim’s vehicle to be driven to an ATM located off-campus. The victim was not injured.

The second case, campus safety is searching for four subjects involved in multiple auto break-ins from Nov. 21. The subjects entered into multiple parked vehicles and stole various items.

The subjects arrived on campus in two vehicles, according to campus safety:

  • A gray four-door sedan with a large dent in the fron passenger door
  • A white SUV with a damaged front passenger side fog light, a damaged front driver fender and a broken rear windshield wiper
Breaking into Motor Vehicles Bulletin (Source: Spartanburg Methodist College, Office of Campus Safety)

As we near the new year, campus safety said their investigation will continue.

7NEWS spoke with Chayton Fuller on Thursday, a student at a nearby college. He said he frequently visits his friends at Spartanburg Methodist.

“It’s worrisome, but that stuff happens everywhere,” said Fuller.

Fuller explained that it is comforting to know that campus safety frequently patrols the area.

“I know they have security teams out here who, you know, monitor for that and make sure it’s safe,” said Fuller.

7NEWS also spoke with one of the officers patrolling campus on Thursday. He said their main priority is to assure safety across campus and that continues all day and all night.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1(888) 274-6372. Tips can remain anonymous.

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