Two youth rob schoolmate at gunpoint

Two youths rob a schoolmate at gunpoint

Amarillo police arrested two youth on charges of aggravated robbery, after they allegedly robbed a schoolmate at gunpoint under the false premise of buying video games from the known victim.

At approximately 7pm, Thursday, police officers were called to the 3500 block of Mockingbird on an armed robbery that occurred, when two suspects met to buy video games from a person they knew from school.

The victim told officers he had gone to met the two suspects near the vehicle they were driving to make the sale. At the vehicle, James Chambers, black male, 17, allegedly pulled out a small pistol and threatened the victim.

According to the victim, Chambers took a cell phone and followed him back to his father's apartment. At the apartment Chambers demanded property at gunpoint of the father.

The victims were able to shut and lock the door with the suspects outside.

The suspects were seen leaving the scene in a gold colored Pontiac.

Officers were able to get descriptions and information that lead other officers to locate the suspects. The suspects were taken to the Amarillo Police Station for questioning.

Chambers was later booked into the Potter County Correction Center on the charge of Aggravated Robbery. A second, black male, 16, was arrested on the same Aggravated Robbery charge and was booked into the Youth Center of the High Plains. Police have identified a third suspect, but have made no arrest.

The stolen property was recovered. No weapon has been located at this time.


fficer at this time are still investigating further.