Additional charges for man accused of home invasion

Rudolph Brown (provided)

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) -- A man arrested for a home invasion and kidnapping in West Ashley is now facing additional charges, police said Friday.

Rudolph Brown, 36, who is on probation for narcotic charges,was initially charged with burglary in the first degree and two counts of kidnapping.

Police say Brown is now also charged with armed robbery and possession of a firearm duringthe commission of a violent crime. {}

Brown is one of three suspects involved in thisincident. Police are still looking for the other two suspects.

According to one of the victims, three armed men kicked in the rear door of the home around 8:50 a.m. Friday, May 10, entered his room and screamed "North Charleston Police don't move!" and "Where's the money?"

The victim told police one of the suspects then fired shots inside of the bedroom but the victim was able to escape through the bathroom window.

Another victim said he was robbed of $300 by the suspects before they fled the scene.

One of the victims recognized one of the suspects because he had an altercation with him about money the day before.

Anyone with information about this incident can call Charleston Police at 577-7434 or Crime Stoppers at 554-1111.