2 juveniles arrested, charged with robbery in Auburn
AUBURN, Ala. (WTVM) - Two juveniles were arrested on robbery charges in Auburn.
On August 11, Auburn police arrested two juveniles, a 16-year-old from Auburn, and a 15-year-old from Loachapoka, charging both with robbery first degree.
The arrests stem from a report of a robbery that occurred near the 700 block of Stubb Avenue on August 9.
Police met with a victim that reported the incident began with an arranged meeting. The victim met the first suspect to purchase property. During the transaction, a second suspect presented a firearm and demanded the victim’s property. Both suspects fled after robbing the victim.
During the investigation, the two juveniles were developed as suspects. Both were located at a residence on Aug. 11 and evidence was recovered, linking them to the robbery.
The 16-year-old juvenile was charged as an adult, in accordance with state law, transported to the Lee County Jail and held on a $100,000 bond.
The 15-year-old juvenile was transported to the Lee County Youth Development Center.
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