Jonesboro juveniles report being robbed by two men

Jonesboro juveniles report being robbed by two men
(Source: KAIT)

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - Jonesboro police are investigating after a teen reported he was robbed Saturday.

Two juveniles said they were sitting on a curb near the Earl Bell Community Center when two unidentified black men walked up to them around 1:30 p.m.

According to a Jonesboro Police Department report, the two suspects started talking to the teens.

Another man was walking down the street and the teens said one of the men walked up to that man, hit him in the face and asked if he wanted to fight.

The man walking replied said no and left the area quickly.

The reported stated that the two suspects then approached the juveniles again. One suspect pulled up his shirt and showed them a pocketknife he had.

One of the suspects then snatched a phone out of one teen's hand and took $30 from him.

The two boys said they ran straight home and told one of their parents who then called police.

The boys described one suspect as having light skin with an afro and wearing a black shirt with the saying, "I do dumb things," on it.

The other suspect was reportedly wearing cargo shorts and an Arkansas sweatshirt.

If you have any information about this robbery, contact the Jonesboro police.

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