UPDATE: Two More Teens Arrested In ATM Robbery

Two more teens have been arrested for the armed robbery of a man using an ATM in Greenville last Saturday.

Two fourteen year old students were arrested at J.H. Rose High School on Thursday, according to Greenville Police Captain Ted Sauls. Because of their age, the names of the suspects are not being released.

Captain Sauls says officers served secure custody orders on the two teens at school. A secure custody order is the equivalent of an arrest warrant for juveniles. The teens were then taken for a hearing at the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. Sauls said it was not clear whether they were admitted to Pitt Regional Juvenile Detention Center or released.

On Wedneday, 16-year-old Taquon Jones was arrested at J.H. Rose. He appears to be wearing the collared shirt required by the school dress code in his mug shot.

Jones and the two teens are accused of robbing a man at the Cash Points ATM on East Tenth St. in Greenville last Saturday.



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Greenville police have made an arrest in the ATM armed robbery, just hours after surveillance video was released to the media.

Greenville police identify the suspect as 16-year-old J.H. Rose High School student Taquon Jones. He was apprehended on campus.

The happened at the Cash Points ATM on East 10th Street Saturday morning around 1:45 a.m.

Jones is also charged with the attempted armed robbery of the Bank of America ATM on South East Greenville Boulevard the same night where shots were fired at the victims car.

Police say they're working on obtaining juvenile petitions on two additional J.H. Rose High School students who are 14-year-old males in connection with both incidents.

The picturereleased to the media shows the gunman pointing a rifle at the victim.


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Greenville police have released the surveillance photograph of a gunman robbing a man at an ATM this past weekend.

It happened at the Cash Points ATM on East 10th Street Saturday morning around 1:45 a.m.

The picture shows the gunman pointing a rifle at the victim. That gunman was last seen running toward Mosley Drive. An ATM card and a cell phone were taken in the robbery.

To see the picture full size, click on the PHOTOS tab at the top of the story.

Anyone who can identify the gunman should call Pitt-Greenville Crime Stoppers at 252-758-7777.


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