NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Three teenagers were arrested late Saturday night after stealing a Murfreesboro man’s car keys.
Police said the teenagers used a stolen pistol to rob the 28-year-old man on the downtown side of the Seigenthaler Pedestrian Bridge.
Yussuf Osman, 16, the victim identified as the gunman during the appearance after the arrest, Joseph Shearer, 17, and Butoyi Deus, 15, were both charged with more aggravated robbery. Osman was also charged with gun theft; The pistol recovered was reported stolen in Mt. Juliet last year.
According to police, the victim called 911 shortly after 11 p.m. Saturday to report that she had been robbed. He told dispatchers that the robber with a gun to his stomach and rummaged through his belongings, eventually taking his car keys. He said the teenagers ran across the footbridge towards Nissan Stadium.
Officers working in the area on UTV quickly responded to the area and arrested Osman and Deus on Shelby Avenue. Osman dropped his gun during his arrest.
Shearer was discovered hiding behind a semi-trailer on Crutcher Street.
Police say the victim told them the teens used the key to unlock his car remotely, leading him to believe they were trying to find the vehicle, rummage through it or steal it.
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