Three Rochester men charged with robbery
Posted at: 08/01/2013 10:55 AM | Updated at: 08/01/2013 11:00 AM
Three Rochester men are facing robbery charges after an incident Wednesday night on Avon Place in Rochester.
Police say two Rochester woman were sitting in the park on Avon Place when a man pulled out a gun and demanded the victims get on the ground. Investigators say another man stole their phones, cash and bank cards.
Police say officers were able to locate the suspects by using a tracking application on one of the stolen phones. All three were taken into custody in the parking lot of Walmart on Hudson Avenue.
Nineteen-year-old Ismael Chaparro, 20-year-old Jeremiah Santiago and 18-year-old Jose Reyes are all charged with two counts of robbery. Santiago and Reyes are also charged with grand larceny. Chaparro was additionally charged with criminal possession of stolen property.