Savannah (SCMPD) – A prompt arrest of a juvenile suspect was made by Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department’s Violent Crimes detectives and Patrol Division officers after an armed robbery that occurred on Wednesday, November 23rd.
Around 1:15 p.m., SCMPD responded to the 100 block of Washington Avenue. Reportedly, an adult female victim was moving a vehicle in her driveway when at least three suspects approached her and robbed her at gunpoint. The victim was able to seek aid at a nearby residence to call 911.
Shortly after, officers located three males fitting the description of the armed suspects nearby on Reynolds Street. A short foot chase ensued when the suspects attempted to flee from police. Authorities were able to detain Jermonte Green, 15, and a 14-year-old male. A stolen handgun was also seized during this investigation.
Police say Green will be charged as an adult. His charges include theft by receiving a firearm, obstruction by fleeing, possession of a firearm by a minor and possession of a firearm without a license and armed robbery.
Police are still searching for another suspect in this case. He is described as a black male possibly in his teens with an average height and build. During the incident, he wore bright clothing.
Anyone with information is asked to contact investigators through the SCMPD tip line at (912) 525-3124 or CrimeStoppers at (912) 234-2020.