Two Titusville Teens Arrested for Armed Robbery at Local Convenience Store Saturday Night
By Space Coast Daily // December 21, 2020
BREVARD COUNTY • TITUSVILLE, FLORIDA – Titusville Police arrested two juveniles in connection with an armed robbery that involved a stolen vehicle and stolen gun.
The first teen suspect from Titusville was charged with Robbery with a Firearm.
The second suspect was charged with the following:
– Robbery with a Firearm
– Tampering or Destroying Evidence
– Resisting a Law Enforcement Officer without Violence
According to the investigation, on Saturday at approximately 8:45 p.m., officers responded to a report of an armed robbery at the Sunny Discount Food and Beverage Store located at 68 North Carpenter Road.
The preliminary investigation revealed that one of the suspects approached the store checkout counter, demanded money from the female store clerk, and threatened to shoot her with the loaded firearm that he was pointing at her.
The suspect then left the store with stolen cash and fled the scene northbound on North Carpenter Road in a stolen grey 2018 Nissan Versa driven by the other suspect.
The victim was not injured.
Investigative leads, including video surveillance footage and witness testimony, subsequently led to the suspects’ identity.
On Sunday December 20, 2020, one of the suspects was located and taken into custody by detectives without incident at his residence. The other suspect was intercepted by officers while tampering with evidence near his residence and taken into custody.
Detectives recovered the stolen grey 2018 Nissan Versa and a stolen firearm allegedly used in the teen suspects’ crime spree.
The suspects were transported to the Brevard County Juvenile Detention Center and additional charges are pending for both suspects.
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