Five people were charged today in connection with a violent armed robbery at a Nordstrom Rack store in Westchester, where 14 employees were held hostage and one was sexually assaulted.
Troy Marsay Hammock, 29, and Everett Oneal Allen, 24, were charged with 14 counts each of second-degree robbery and one count each of assault with a deadly weapon.
They are set to appear this afternoon at the downtown Los Angeles courthouse along with two women, Rochelle Monique Sherman, 33, and Paula Roneshia Bradley, 29, who were charged with one count each of being an accessory after the fact.
A fifth defendant, Raymond Sherman Jr., 34, was charged with two counts of forcible rape, one count each of oral copulation, kidnapping for rape and assault with a deadly weapon and 14 counts of second-degree robbery. He was awaiting extradition from Arizona, where he was arrested.
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