Elderly woman held at gunpoint during burglary, three arrested
GRAND BAY, Ala. (WEAR) —
Three men are behind bars after they allegedly burglarized an elderly woman's home and threatened her at gunpoint.
According to the Mobile County Sheriff's Office, deputies were called to the scene to a burglary/home invasion in Grand Bay on April 7th.
Authorities say the victim went to her door to see a white man who said he was taking subscriptions for the newspaper.
The victim said she didn't want the service. That's when the man forced his way into her home, pushing her to the ground.
Authorities say after forcing to the victim to the ground, three black men came into the home wearing ski masks and carrying guns. They say the men threatened her at gunpoint.
The victim was forced into her bedroom where they taped her hands and ankles together, as well as taping her mouth shut.
The suspects ransacked the home and stole approximately $2,000 in cash and her cell phone.
All four suspects left the home in a pewter Honda Civic.
On April 19th deputies arrested Titus Tyree Dickerson and charged him with burglary. On April 20th, Kevin Lewis Mosley turned him in jail.
On April 21st, Eric Austin Edwards was arrested by the sheriff's department.
There is no description of the final suspect available at this time.
If you have any information regarding this incident contact the sheriff's office at (251) 574-8633.