Woman accused of using social media sites to set up robberies

Trina Marie Broderick, photo courtesy of Myrtle Beach police

Myrtle Beach police say Trina Marie Broderick, 27, used social media sites or service sites to offer services as a ruse to set up robberies.

Broderick was wanted by Myrtle Beach police for two months. She was arrested Tuesday and charged with Armed Robbery, Burglary in the First Degree, Kidnapping and Prostitution. She also has bench warrants for Shoplifting and Failure to Obtain a Business License, according to Captain David Knipes with the Myrtle Beach Police Department.

Broderick set up a meeting with the victim at the Sand Castle Hotel in August and while they were in the hotel room, another person forced his way into the room, briefly fought with the victim and robbed him

, according to the police report.

The report adds t

he victim managed to run into the bathroom and when he eventually came out, the man and woman were gone. It said the victim stated he met Broderick on and set up a meeting with her there.

He told police Broderick wanted $120 for an "hour of service," according to the report. He told officers she stole the cash from him.

She drove away from the motel in a black Jeep driven by someone else, according to the report.