Former Disney star, Adam Hicks and an actress believed to be his girlfriend, Danni Tamburo are facing armed robbery charges in California.
They were arrested Wednesday morning and are accused of targeting victims in at least four armed street robberies, according to the police.
During the first incident, Hicks allegedly approached a 52-year-old man while armed with a handgun. Police say the victim was unharmed.”The suspect pointed the handgun at the victim and demanded his wallet,” Burbank Police Sgt. Derek Green said. “Fearing for his life, the victim ran away and was able to escape to safety.”During a preliminary investigation, three additional street robberies were reported within minutes of each other.
Authorities subsequently detained a woman who is allegedly connected to one of the suspects.Detectives later arrested Hicks and Tamburo in a house in Burbank.
Hicks has been accused of carrying out the armed robberies, and Tamburo is suspected of driving the vehicle that was used during the incidents.
Police say all of the robberies involved unsuspecting victims who were out for a walk. The relationship between Hicks and Tamburo was not immediately confirmed, but photos posted on Tamburo’s Instagram page has suggested the two were romantically involved.