Two arrested for strong armed robbery, soliciting prostitution
–The Atascadero Police Department has arrested to Sacramento residents after they say they worked as a team to enact a strong-arm robbery on a victim after soliciting prostitution in an Atascadero hotel room.
On Saturday, at approx. 1:08 p.m. officers from the Atascadero Police Department responded to the 1600 Block of Calle Joaquin for a strong-armed robbery that occurred in a hotel room.
The victim met 24-year-old Sacramento woman Anetta Eaton in a hotel room, and Tierra Washington, a 23-year-old Sacramento resident entered the room unexpectedly. Washington took the victim’s money and rummaged through his wallet, according to the police department.
The victim was in fear and ran from the location to call 911. Officers checked the hotel room, but the suspects were gone. A couple of hours later both suspects were located at a hotel room in the 9400 block of El Camino Real in the City of Atascadero. Atascadero Police Officers, along with a San Luis Obispo Police Officer, contacted both suspects at their hotel room. Both suspects were arrested for Robbery and Conspiracy. Eaton had an additional charge of solicitation of prostitution.
If anyone has information regarding this crime, please contact the watch commander.
Both suspects were booked into San Luis Obispo County Jail and are being held on $30,000 bail.