Two teens, 14 & 16, arrested in robbery - WSMV News 4

Two teens, 14 & 16, arrested in robbery

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Metro police said they have arrested a pair of young robbery suspects in two separate holdups.

In the first robbery, the victim was walking in the 1000 block of Lenore Street just before 8 p.m. when four people robbed her of her wallet and cell phone at gunpoint.

The victim notified police from her nearby residence.

About 10 minutes later, police said two men walking in the 500 block of South 13th Street were approached by three people who asked them for a cigarette before robbing them at gunpoint of cash, a wallet and cell phone.

An officer was in the area looking for the suspects in the first robbery when the two victims from the second hold-up flagged her down and pointed out the fleeing robbers.

The officer took two of the suspects, Prentiss Wilkerson, 16, and Fajion Hill, 14, into custody after a brief pursuit. 

Two handguns were recovered from the teens who were both positively identified as the robbers.

Wilkerson, of South 6th Street, and Hill, of Putnam Drive, are both charged in juvenile court with three counts of aggravated robbery each.

Police are still working to identify the remaining people involved.

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