2 men accused of stealing PlayStation 4 in Trotwood armed robbery, chase

Two men are facing charges after police said they allegedly stole a PlayStation 4 at gun point from someone trying to sell it online and then fled from police Tuesday, according to court records.

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Deon Ulmer Jr., 18, and Jerrod Hayes, 21, are both charged with aggravated robbery and failure to comply, court records show.

According to a 911 call, the victim was selling the gaming system online before the armed robbery took place at a house on Lorimer Street in Trotwood.

“My son was selling a PlayStation online, the people came here and they pulled a gun on him and robbed him at gunpoint,” the caller told dispatchers.

“We were talking about the deal and he was acting like he was reaching to grab the money,” the victim told dispatchers. “Then he looked inside to see if everything was inside of it, and then he pulled a gun at me.”

The two men fled from the house in a silver 2004 Dodge SUV, with Ulmer at the wheel, according to court records.

After the robbery, Ulmer failed to pull over for police and fled in the car, according to court records.

Officers later found them on North James H. McGee.

According to court records, Ulmer admitted to having a firearm inside the car at the time of the offense.

FIRST REPORT:

Deputies have taken two people into custody and are searching for one after an armed robbery in Trotwood and chase through Dayton, according to Montgomery County Regional dispatch.

Three males used a handgun to rob a house on Lorimer Street in Trotwood before fleeing in a silver 2004 Dodge SUV.

The three were last seen heading south on Olive Road before officers later found them on North James H. McGee, dispatch said.

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Two of the suspects were taken into custody, and police are currently searching for the third suspect on Fotip Lane.

Additional details were not immediately available.

We have a crew on the way and are working to learn more.

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