Two teens arrested for strong arm robbery in Syracuse

Syracuse Police Officers were called to the 400 block of Howard Avenue at about 7:45 pm Wednesday for a robbery.

Upon arrival, a 23-year-old woman told police she was walking on the 200 block of North Crouse Avenue at about 7:30 pm when a man asked her to use her phone. The victim told the man â??noâ??, but was then approached by two other women and a man, who stole her cell phone and ran. Officers detained two 15-year-old men who matched the suspect descriptions on the 300 block of North Crouse Avenue.

After an investigation, police arrested the two teens and charged them with robbery.

Both were taken to the Hillbrook Detention Facility.