Grand jury formally charges 17-year-old in Miami Twp. T-Mobile store robbery

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A third defendant, a juvenile who was transferred to adult court, was indicted today in connection to a T-Mobile cellphone store robbery.

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

A third defendant, a juvenile whose case has been transferred to adult court, was indicted Friday in a T-Mobile cellphone store robbery.

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Justin Askew, 17, is charged with two counts of aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon and two counts of kidnapping, each one of which carries a specification that would add at least three years to any sentence should he be convicted.

Askew is to be arraigned Tuesday in Montgomery County Common Pleas Court.

Miami Twp. police were called Oct. 16, 2018, to an armed robbery at T-Mobile at 2004 Miamisburg-Centerville Road.

Four robbers fled from the scene in a vehicle that crashed off the exit ramp at Interstate 75 and Edwin C. Moses Boulevard in Dayton. Three occupants, including the juvenile, were taken into custody and three others in the car fled from the crash, according to the Montgomery County Prosecutor’s Office.

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James R. Jackson IV, 20, and Tamaurie Kinney, 19, both of Dayton, pleaded guilty and were convicted of aggravated robbery and kidnapping. They were sentenced Feb. 14 to seven years in prison.

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The investigation into the robbery is ongoing and investigators are working to learn the identification of others involved in the robbery, the prosecutor’s office said.

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