Two Arrested, Gun Recovered in Failed Internet Sale in Atlantic City
Cops in Atlantic City arrested two people and they seized a gun after an internet sale went bad last week.
According to the Atlantic City Police Department, last Wednesday afternoon at around 4:15, officers responded to the 1100 block of Ohio Avenue in reference an attempted armed robbery. Arriving officers located a victim who was not injured.
Police continue the account,
During an investigation, the officers learned that the victim was going to purchase a video game console from a male that originated online. The suspect and another male approached the victim and led him to the rear of a residence to retrieve the console. The victim saw one of the males was armed and ran. The officers spoke with the occupants of the residence and arrested Jahmir Henry and a 17-year-old male. A loaded handgun was recovered inside the residence.
Henry, of Atlantic City, was charged with robbery, unlawful possession of a weapon, possession of a large capacity magazine, hindering apprehension, and conspiracy. He was remanded to the Atlantic County Justice Facility.
The 17-year-old man, also from Atlantic City, was charged with robbery, unlawful possession of a weapon, possession of a large capacity magazine, and conspiracy. He was remanded to the Harborfields Detention Facility.
The Atlantic City Police Department reminds everyone that there is Safe Exchange Zone in the lobby of the Public Safety Building on Atlantic Avenue where people buying and selling items online can safely meet.