MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) - Two suspects police believe were involved in recent robberies have been arrested.
Police say Sanjuan Taylor, 22, knocked on the door of an apartment on Brazier Drive West on Sunday, June 23. Police say Taylor demanded money and the victim, who knew Taylor, tried to shut the door.
They say Taylor fired a shot and forced his way into the apartment. Officials say the victim and Taylor started fighting over the gun. During the struggle another shot was fired. Taylor fled the scene on foot.
Officers were called to Larose Court on Wednesday, June 26 for another report of a robbery.
The victim said Taylor, who was known to him, previously spent the night with him. The victim told police Taylor went into his bedroom and was armed. Police say the victim was trapped int he room.
Officials say another suspect, identified as 16-year-old Cleveland Goodwin Jr., came into the bedroom and took property. Both Taylor and Goodwin fled on foot.
On Thursday, June 27, police were able to take the two suspects into custody from a residence on Pinewood Drive North.
Taylor is charged with two counts of robbery first degree, two counts of burglary first degree and one count of certain persons forbidden to possess a firearm.
Goodwin is charged with one count of robbery first degree and one count of burglary first degree.
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