LPD arrest juvenile in Phoenix Landing robbery

Published 4:41 pm Monday, June 13, 2022

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The LaGrange Police Department arrested a 14-year-old boy Monday who allegedly robbed a Phoenix Landing resident of their wallet Sunday night.

According to a press release from the LaGrange Police Department, the female victim in the incident was inside the Phoenix Landing Apartments second-floor hallway when the suspect allegedly snatched her wallet from her hand. The male was able to push the victim and snatch the wallet away from her before fleeing the area on foot. The victim had a slight injury to her hand as a result of this robbery, according to the press release.

The juvenile was identified and charged with one count of robbery by sudden snatch for this incident.

The suspect is a resident of Phoenix Landing, the LPD said.

Anyone with further information about this incident may contact the LaGrange Police Department at (706) 883-2603 or Troup County Crime Stoppers at (706) 812-1000.