MITCHELL, S.D. — Authorities say two Mitchell men have been arrested for the robbery and kidnapping of a 66-year-old man.
Twenty-eight-year old Alex Rock and 21-year-old Marco Sherman are accused of taking the man by force from his home around 6 a.m. Thursday. Police say Rock and Sherman forced the victim into a vehicle and drove him blindfolded about 19 miles southeast of Mitchell. The suspects forced the man to remove his clothes and left him in a field.
The man was found less than an hour later. Authorities say two rings and a wallet were stolen from him.
Rock is charged with first-degree kidnapping and possession of stolen property. Sherman is charged with first-degree kidnapping and robbery.
Police are searching for a 36-year-old woman considered a person of interest in the case.