Teen charged in connection with two carjackings - WSMV News 4

Teen charged in connection with two carjackings

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David Earl Mays, 15, has been charged with aggravated robbery with two carjacking incidents earlier this month. (Photo: Metro Nashville Police Department) David Earl Mays, 15, has been charged with aggravated robbery with two carjacking incidents earlier this month. (Photo: Metro Nashville Police Department)
NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) -

One of the teens arrested Monday after getting out of a stolen vehicle at Opry Mills Mall has been charged with aggravated robbery.

Police said 15-year-old David Earl Mays has been charged with two counts of aggravated robbery in connection with two Nashville carjackings.

Mays was identified as one of two teens who approached a resident on Vanderhorst Drive on July 5 and robbed him at gunpoint of his cash, debit card and a 2006 silver Honda Accord.

Mays has also been identified as the gun-toting teen who approached a 26-year-old man at a gas station on Music Valley Drive on Sunday robbed him of his belongings and a 2016 Nissan Maxima.

Mays and two other teens, both 16, were arrested in the food court area of the mall on Monday where they were charging their phones. They arrived at the mall on Monday in a carjacked 2010 BMW 335i sedan.

Mays is being held at juvenile detention.

Police said the teens were under investigation for potential other crimes by detectives from several precincts.

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