The Statesville Police Department announced Friday afternoon it is seeking three suspects in relation to a robbery and assault from earlier this week.

Around 4 a.m. on Monday, police responded to Iredell Memorial Hospital and Davis Regional Medical Center to meet with victims claiming they’d been assaulted earlier in the morning, according to a news release.

Police said both victims told them they were at an apartment in the 500 block of Valley Street visiting friends when approximately six unknown males entered the front door of the apartment. The victims said the men then assaulted and robbed them, according to police.

The release added both victims were treated and released from the hospitals.

The Violent Crime Unit investigated and found items at the apartment used in the assault, the agency stated. The release said investigators identified three suspects through witness interviews and have obtained warrants for two counts of assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury and two counts of robbery with a dangerous weapon for each.

Police identified the suspects as Darryl Dewane Wilder, 31, Darrell Timothy Wilder, 31, and Brendon Steele, 20.

The release said all three suspects are from the Statesville area and their current location is not known.

Steele is currently out of jail on a $50,000 secured bond following charges of robbery with a dangerous weapons and conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon in connection to an October 2018 incident, police said.

The release further stated Darryl Wilder and Darrell Wilder have outstanding warrants for failure to appear.

Anyone with information on any of the suspects is asked to call the Statesville Police Department at 704-878-3406, Statesville Police Department Violent Crime Unit at 704-878-3535 or Iredell Crime Stoppers at 704-662-1340. Callers can remain anonymous and can receive a cash reward.

Note: This story has been updated with corrected age and updated image for Brendon Steele. 

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