APPLE VALLEY, Calif. (VVNG.com) — Two Apple Valley teens were arrested after they allegedly attempted to rob a man using an ATM machine.
It happened at about 3:30 pm, on January 27, 2020, at the Chase Bank located at 20236 Highway 18 in Apple Valley.
Sheriff’s officials said a man was depositing money into the ATM machine when he was assaulted by two assailants who attempted to take his money.
After the scuffle, the victim ran inside the bank where he called for help. An ambulance responded and transported the male to a local hospital for what were described as non-life threatening injuries.
Deputies responded to the scene and located the two juveniles ages 15 & 17-years-old and both residents of Apple Valley.
The juveniles were taken into custody without incident and were later booked at High Desert Juvenile Detention Center for Strong Arm Robbery.
Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact Deputy Loup at the Apple Valley Police Department at (760) 240-7400 or Sheriff’s Dispatch at (760) 956-5001.
Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78CRIME (27463) or you may leave the information on the We-Tip website at www.wetip.com.