Hialeah police on Thursday arrested two men and charged them with armed robbery after they stopped a man walking down the street, pointed a gun at him and robbed him, police said.
The incident occured around 12:30 a.m. April 12. The victim was walking home around East 10th Avenue and 19th Street in Hialeah when a car with three men pulled up alongside the victim, police said. One of the men got out of the car, brandished a gun and began to search the victim.
A second man got out of the car, pointed a gun at the victim and demanded the first man take his cellphone. He did. They then fled in the car.
Two men were arrested Thursday evening: Alton Napper, 22, was arrested in Northwest Miami-Dade while Juan Sosa, 22, whose right arm was tatooed with a Dominican flag, was arrested on Lenox Avenue in Miami Beach. Police recovered the car.
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Police have not made an arrest of the third suspect. Napper and Sosa have both been charged with armed robbery with a firearm or deadly weapon. They were being held without bond Friday night at Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center.