Brookhaven police arrested two teenagers for the armed robbery of a taxi cab driver early Monday.
The suspects – both Cross Key High School students – are 18-year-old Yeferson Cervantes and a 16-year-old female. The investigation is ongoing.
Brookhaven police were dispatched to the 1600 block of Clairmont Way around 3:30 a.m. Monday
in reference to a suspicious person. When officers arrived they found
that a taxi cab driver had
been robbed by two suspects armed with a knife. Police searched the cab
and found the suspects had left two photo identification cards in the
distributed information to members of the Brookhaven Police Department
Patrol Division. Officers searched for the suspects and
visited many locations throughout Brookhaven
until the suspects were eventually located by officers off
The two suspects were arrested and are being interviewed by detectives.
This report was prepared by the city and edited for publication.