2 teens arrested in phone store robberies
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - Police reported that two teens robbed both the Magic Wireless at Getwell Road and the Smooth Wireless at Perkins Road on Tuesday afternoon.
Hayden McGowan, 18, and a 17-year-old girl were both charged with theft, aggravated assault, unlawful possession of a gun, and vandalism.
According to police, McGowan and the girl went into Magic Wireless and broke the glass display, stealing two Apple watches. As the suspects ran, McGowan pulled a gun on the victim allowing them to flee the scene.
Minutes later, the suspects arrived at Smooth Wireless and attempted to sell the stolen watches and steal a gold iPad.
Police say that’s when the store employee and another individual were able to detain both suspects until officers arrived at the scene.
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