Teenager’s plan to set up fake drug sale to rob customer backfires after being robbed at gunpoint by his targetBy Alexis Bell 3:59 AM January 12, 2018
A teenager’s plan to rob another teenager went wrong and he became the victim of an armed robbery.
Police in Texas were called at around 6:00 p.m. to North 60th Street and Glasgow Drive after a teenager was robbed at gunpoint.
The Waco Police Department said that officers met with a teenager who said that he had been robbed at gunpoint of his phone.
While taking statements about the robbery, police said that teen admitted that he came up with a scheme to meet an acquaintance at a school track under the pretense of selling him marijuana.
The teen “dealer” arranged to meet with a heavyset student. He wanted to grab the buyer’s money and outrun the heavyset customer.
However, police said that things didn’t work out the way the “dealer” planned.
When the teen buyer discovered that the “dealer” didn’t actually have any weed, he pulled a handgun and robbed the juvenile of his cellphone.
Police said: “No, this is not a made-up story. We are now working this as an aggravated robbery of the juvenile who suddenly turned victim. Our investigation is ongoing. The juvenile victim was released back to the safety of his grandparents.”
The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 5 feet and 2 inches tall, 150 pounds, light skin, with a heavyset build.
The suspect appeared to be approximately 15 or 16-years-old with an Afro, approximately 8 inches thick. He was wearing a black hoodie, gray shorts, and running shoes.