A 22-year-old Shirley Avenue man is being held on multiple counts of first-degree robbery for allegedly robbing the same man a gunpoint Thursday night.
Javon Hayes was taken into custody shortly after midnight Friday after his victim identified him as the man wearing a black hoodie who confronted him with a .380 caliber pistol during both stickups.
of a total of $600 cash and a $300 touchscreen phone during two stickups Thursday night –
The first holdup occurred at about 8 p.m. at Suffolk Street and Dartmouth Avenue where the robber made off with $300. About an hour and a half later, the man was robbed of another $300 and a touchscreen phone valued at $300 at Suffolk Street and Hewitt Avenue.
The victim said Hayes told him during the first robbery “You know what it is” and took his cash. He said during the second stickup, at which he recognized the bandit, he was told to drop everything.