Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Man Robbed of Cell Phone

A man who had just finished playing basketball at First Avenue Jr. High, 301 S. First Avenue, had his cellular phone grabbed and he was knocked to the ground shortly before 10:00 PM on Saturday night, May 23rd. The victim suffered minor injuries. The suspects made off with the phone and were last seen driving an older model, gray Toyota RAV4. The suspects were both male African-Americans and appeared to be in their twenties.


Anonymous said...

This is the 2nd time this type of crime has been reported at the basketball courts ofFirst Avenue School.

APOA Voice said...

We have had a couple similar incidents. This is a common spot young men to gather and play pick-up games of basketball after school hours and on weekends. Many times cell phones, keys, and wallets are left on the ground or a bench during the games making for inviting targets.