Two teens arrested for robbing elderly man

Aiken Public Safety arrested two teens Thursday evening in connection with a strong-arm robbery of a 54-year-old man.

The man told officers he was jumped by the teens at the intersection of Abbeville Avenue and Kershaw Street about 6 p.m. The man was punched in the face and knocked to the ground before the thieves took his cell phone.

Jabarece Jackson, 17, of Abbeville Street, and a 15-year-old were arrested. Jackson was booked at the Aiken County Detention center. The juvenile is being held at the Department of Juvenile Justice detention center in Columbia.



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