Two men accused of hitting them through the LetGo market application in Gwinnett County were arrested last week, authorities confirmed.
Zion Jacobe Cowart, 18, of Loganville, and Emmanuel Okyere Boakye, 17, of Lawrenceville, were booked in Gwinnett County jail, where they stayed Tuesday, show jail records. Two robberies have been committed in July.
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The first took place on 24 July after the victim met someone who used the name “LRN J” on the app that seemed to buy an iPhone from her, the previous AJC.com report. However, when she reached Norcross deli, which was the place of meeting she agreed, she got two men.
One of them asked “to test his phone”, and when she gave him, he said he didn't have the money to pay for it, and the two men ran away with the phone, the police said.
On July 31, the victim agreed to meet at Duluth gas station to sell video consoles to the same person using the name “LRN J” on LetGo. When they met him, the same thing happened, and the two men stole it and ran away.
Before arrest, the police released surveillance images of the two suspects.
The two suspects of armed robbery and two robbery counts were imposed, showing prison records. Boakye has extra charges for giving the police a false name and holding a firearm or knife when making a felony.
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