COLUMBIA, SC (WLTX) - Three men were arrested and charged with attempted murder, two counts of armed robbery, burglary, and two counts of kidnapping.

Kevin Peay Jr., 18, Adam Barber, 26, and Andrew Moore, 20, were arrested around 4 p.m. on Friday.

The three men were arrested and charged in relation to an incident that occurred at 4:30 a.m. on Thursday. Richland County Sheriff's Deputies responded to a home invasionoff Broad River Road.Upon arrival, authorities found a male victim with a stab wound to the upper body, and a female victim who was assaulted.

Lott says Peay, Barber, Moore and one additional suspect forced entry into the home through the front door. The sheriff says the suspects assaulted the male victim and tied him up, then held a knife to the female victim's throat and sexually assaulted her.

The suspects then ransacked the apartment, stealing a TV and other items before fleeing.

Sheriff Lott stated that the investigation is still underway, and an additional arrest is forthcoming.

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