Two Charged After Street Robbery In The 1000 Block Of Duchess St

On December 22, 2016 at approximately 12 a.m. police received a 911 call from a 20 year old female victim who was being assaulted. She was able to give her location in the 1000 block of Duchess Street.

Police arrived moments later and found the victim and two suspects at the scene. The suspects attempted to flee upon police arrival, but were quickly taken into custody.

The victim told police she had been walking alone when approached by the suspects who demanded her cell phone. She was able to flee and call 911. While on the phone with the calltaker the suspects caught up to her and assaulted her.

The victim sustained non-life threatening injuries to her face.

A 17 year old female has been charged with Robbery and Breach of an Officer In Charge Undertaking. A 20 year old male has been charged with Robbery, Breach of Probation, and Possession of a Controlled Substance. Both will be making an initial court appearance in the afternoon of December 22, 2016.

(Occurrence Number: 16-128092)