AMARILLO -- Amarillo Police were called out January 2, at 6:55 p.m., to the 3500 block of Mockingbird on an armed robbery.
When officers arrived they spoke with the victims, a 16-year-old male and his father. The teen told officers that he was meeting with an acquaintance from school about selling some video games. The teen and father went outside towards a car where they met up with 2 other subjects. One of the suspects then pulled out a small semi automatic pistol and threatened the victim. The suspect stole the victim’s cell phone and followed him back up to the apartment. Once at the apartment the suspect also pointed the weapon at the victim’s father demanding property from him as well. The victims were able to close the door and lock the suspects out of the apartment.
As officers were completing their investigation, Officers were able to locate two individuals and they were brought to the Police Department for questioning.
One suspect is identified as 17-year-old James Chambers. Chambers was arrested and booked into the Potter County Correction Center on a charge of Aggravated Robbery.
A second suspect, 16, was arrested and booked into the Youth Center of the High Plains also on an Aggravated Robbery charge. A third suspect has been identified but not arrested at this time.
The cell phone has been recovered however no weapon has been located at this time.
This incident remains under investigation.