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COVINGTON — A man and woman are facing armed robbery charges after they allegedly robbed another couple at gunpoint in their home, then fled in a Uhaul pickup truck.

The incident occurred about 9:45 p.m. on May 18, according to a report from the Newton County Sheriff’s Office. A deputy responded to a home on Mount Tabor Road in reference to a suspicious person knocking on the complainant’s door. While en route, he saw a man and woman in the middle of Sockwell Road, frantically waving at him.

When the deputy stopped, the couple said they had just been robbed at gunpoint in their home on Mount Tabor by a man, who then fled the scene with a woman who was driving a white Uhaul pickup truck.

A be on the lookout was issued for the vehicle and its occupants. About four hours later, a Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office deputy spotted a vehicle matching the description and initiated a traffic stop. The female driver matched the description given, but the male suspect was not in the truck.

The Newton County deputy who took the initial report was called to the scene and identified some of the stolen items that were allegedly found in both the bed and cab of the truck. The female driver, identified as Victoria Leigh Miskic, 22, of Conyers, was taken into custody and transported to the Newton County Law Enforcement Center, where she was charged with armed robbery.

The male suspect, identified as David Lee Rogers, 47, of Conyers, was arrested May 23 and has also been charged with armed robbery.

The case remains under investigation.

Senior Reporter

Born and raised in Decatur, Ga. Graduated from Shorter College in Rome, Ga. in 1979 with B.A. in Communications. Worked in community newspapers for 26 years. Started at Rockdale Citizen/Newton Citizen in January 2016.