Tenn. man accused of robbing family watching sunset

Tenn. man accused of robbing family watching sunset
Louis Stephen Rechis III is accused of robbing a family of $60 while they wanted a sunset. (Source: Weakley Co. Sheriff's Dept.)

MARTIN, Tenn. (KFVS) - A man is accused of robbing a family as they sat watching a sunset.

Louis Stephen Rechis III, 20, from Sharon, was charged with aggravated robbery.

According to the Weakley County Sheriff’s Department, three members of the same family were parked on a road south of Martin, Tenn. on Sunday, June 14 around 8:19 p.m. watching the sunset when they were blocked in by a white sport utility vehicle.

The driver allegedly got out of his SUV and approached the three people in their car. Deputies say he pulled out a weapon and robbed them of $60.

On Monday, June 15, based on information from the victims, the sheriff’s department arrested Rechis.

Deputies recovered the vehicle and gun used in the incident, but said the money was not recovered.

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