BPD: Three arrested in connection with alleged attempted robbery

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BPD: Three arrested in connection with alleged attempted robbery

October 21, 2013 Updated Oct 21, 2013 at 2:58 PM EDT

(WBNG Binghamton) According to a news release from the Binghamton Police Department, two men and one 15-year-old boy were arrested on Oct. 19 in connection with an incident in the area of the Town & Country Apartments.

According to the news release from the Binghamton Police Department:

On 10/19/2013 at approximately 12:56 am, a Yellow Cab driver reported that while he was sitting in his parked cab in the area of the Town & Country Apartments he was approached by three black males and one was armed with a handgun. The driver locked his cab doors, sped off and the police were notified.  Binghamton Police responded to the area of the apartment complex located at 100 Roberts Street.  Responding officers located all three males in the immediate vicinity of the incident.  A bb gun was recovered and all three males were arrested.  The investigation into the incident determined that the males intentions were to rob the cab driver.

Arrested: 

• Jarrell Austin   
Age: 19
Endicott, NY

• Rayquan Washington
Age: 24
Endicott, NY

• 15-Year-Old Juvenile

Austin and Washington were charged with one count of Attempted Robbery in the Second Degree, arraigned in City Court and remanded to the custody of the Broome County Jail.  The juvenile was placed in the custody of an area children’s home and referred to Broome County Family Court. 
               
Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Binghamton Police Detective Bureau at (607) 772-7080.