Man of 2 cities indicted in Liberty ATM gun robbery of woman, child


Denzel D. Searcy, 18, of New Castle, Pa., and Crandall Avenue in Youngstown, has been indicted by a Trumbull County grand jury on two counts of aggravated robbery for the March 7 robbery of a woman and her 6-year-old child at an ATM machine in Liberty Township and a Feb. 27 robbery.

Information on the Feb. 27 robbery was not available.

Liberty police said they caught Searcy and Edthaniel Tarver, 17, of Campbell March 7.

Rich Tisone, township police chief, said the two men had just robbed a woman making a withdrawal from an ATM along Belmont with her small child in the back seat. Two guns were pointed at the woman as the thieves demanded money.

Searcy is also facing a misdemeanor charge of resisting arrest in Girard Municipal Court. Searcy will be arraigned at 11 a.m. Thursday in Trumbull County Common Pleas Court.

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