Police arrest suspect in LeMoyne-Owen classroom robbery - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Police arrest suspect in LeMoyne-Owen classroom robbery

Sammie Travis Sammie Travis

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC-TV) - Memphis Police have charged a suspect in last week's classroom robbery at LeMoyne Owen College.

Tuesday, police charged Sammie Travis, 30, with four counts of aggravated robbery and four counts of aggravated kidnapping.

Last Thursday, according to police, Travis entered a classroom in Steele Hall at LeMoyne-Owen College and held 18 students and one male teacher at gunpoint, demanding everyone's purses and wallets.

Video surveillance of the Travis and a CrimeStoppers tip helped police track him down.

Police arrested Travis Saturday night at his home.

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