A 31-year-old man and a 17-year-old minor were arrested in the last hours after an operation in Altos de San Lorenzo, accused of stealing, moments before, an IPhone cell phone and a bicycle, after threatening the victims with a knife, they reported police sources.
The arrests were made by personnel from the fifth police station and from the La Plata Patrol Command in 18 and 90, where the stolen elements were recovered and the car in which they were mobilized and the knife used in the two events they are charged with were seized. .
According to a source in the case, the two subjects started their raid at 17 between 60 and 61, where they attacked a teenager and stole an iPhone.
Minutes later, diagonally 74 and 21, they took a bicycle from a man after threatening him with a knife.
“There were at least two and they moved in an old car. Both victims agreed on their physical features, ”said a police chief.
“The geolocation of the phone gave that it was in the area of 18 and 90. When we got to the place the car was parked with the defendants outside,” said the same source.
Although they tried to run away, both were caught. During the flight, they also “discarded” the stolen cell phone and tried to hide the bicycle.
Both elements, which were recognized by the victims, were seized in the judicial case together with the shooting of the thieves. The knife was also seized.
The two detainees were referred to the fifth police station and were at the disposal of the criminal prosecutor’s office (UFI) No. 16 and the youth prosecutor’s office (UFI) No. 4.