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Two people are in police custody in connection with an armed robbery that happened Monday afternoon in the parking lot of Coastal Grand Mall, according to the Myrtle Beach Police Department.

Emelia Elizabeth Linton, 25, and 29-year-old Matthew James Evans were apprehended after a traffic stop around 6 p.m. Wednesday near South Kings Highway and South Ocean Boulevard, according to a release on the MBPD Facebook page.

Linton was charged with attempted armed robbery. Evans faces armed robbery and possession of a weapon during a violent crime charges.

Around 5 p.m. Monday, police were called to Dillard's in reference to the incident, according to a report.

Cpl. Tom Vest has said the robbery happened in the parking lot and a weapon was seen.

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