SENECA, SC (FOX Carolina) – Oconee County deputies said a man, a 15-year-old boy, and 14-year-old girl went on a county-wide crime spree Tuesday.

Deputies said the boy stole a relative’s vehicle early Tuesday morning and then picked up the girl.

The teens then reportedly met another person who put them behind a wheel of a black Dodge Neon and then informed the teens the vehicle had been stolen.

Later, the teens picked up 19-year-old Samuel Gray.

Around 1 p.m., deputies said Samuel and the male juvenile attempted to rob a person outside of the Bountyland Quick Stop in Bountyland.

Two hours later, deputies said the trio drove the vehicle into a ravine on Greenfield Road and Vine Road in Westminster. A few good Samaritans helped them get the car out, and then threatened to call the police when they saw that the three suspects appeared to be intoxicated. At that point, deputies said the suspects began assaulting the good Samaritans and then fled on foot.

The crime spree came to an end when deputies said the trio crashed a car near the area of Armstrong Road and Bypass 123 in Seneca.

Deputies said Gray fled the scene on foot, the boy resisted arrest and injured an officer, and the girl remained in the vehicle.

All three of  the suspects were apprehended.

The injured officer was treated and released from Prisma Health Oconee Memorial Hospital.

Gray was charged with two counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor, possession of a stolen vehicle, attempted armed robbery, assault and battery first degree, and assault and battery third degree.

The 15-year-old boy was charged with grand larceny, runaway (juvenile status offense), attempted armed robbery, assault and battery first degree, possession of a stolen vehicle/receiving stolen property, resisting arrest, two counts of assault and battery third degree, possession of tobacco, and possession of a controlled substance.

Deputies said additional charged are pending.

The full press release follows below:

On Tuesday April 9th, 2019 Samuel Scott Gray, a 15- year old male juvenile, and a 14- year old female juvenile engaged in a countywide crime spree. During the early morning hours on Tuesday, the male juvenile stole a relative’s vehicle. The male juvenile then went and picked up the female juvenile where they met another individual who gave them a black dodge neon and informed them that the vehicle was stolen. At some point, the juveniles picked up the adult, Samuel Gray. At approximately 1pm, Samuel and the male juvenile attempted to rob an individual by force outside of the Bountyland Quick Stop in Bountyland. At approximately 3pm the trio drove the vehicle in to a ravine on Greenfield Road and Vine Road in Westminster, SC. A couple of good Samaritans located the suspects and attempted to help them remove the vehicle from the ravine. The good Samaritans observed that the suspects appeared to be impaired and notified them that they were going to call the police, which prompted the suspects to begin assaulting them. The suspects fled the scene after the assault.

The crime spree came to an end when the trio had a collision near the area of Armstrong Road and Bypass 123 in Seneca. Samuel Scott Gray fled the scene on foot, the male juvenile resisted arrest and injured an officer, while the female juvenile remained in the vehicle. All of the suspects were apprehended by authorities shortly after the incident occurred at Armstrong Road and Bypass 123. The injured officer was treated and release from PRISMA Hospital System at the Oconee Campus.

Samuel Scott Gray has been charged with two counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor, possession of a stolen vehicle, attempted armed robbery, assault and battery first degree, and assault and battery third degree. Gray is currently being held at the Oconee County Detention Center. The 15- year old male juvenile has been charged with grand larceny, runaway (juvenile status offense), attempted armed robbery, assault and battery first degree, possession of a stolen vehicle/receiving stolen property, resisting arrest, two counts of assault and battery third degree, possession of tobacco, and possession of a controlled substance.

This case is still under investigation. Further charges are pending. There are no further details at this time.

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