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Posted on: March 15, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Police Arrest Two on Charges of Armed Robbery in Carjacking

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On March 12, at about 2:28 p.m., Longview Police Officers were dispatched to the 1800 block West Loop 281 in reference to a robbery that just occurred.

When officers arrived, they made contact with the reporting party.  The reporting party stated that he left his 15 and 12-year-old children in his vehicle while he was making a purchase in the store.  The children came inside and told the reporting party that two Hispanic males had threatened to shoot them if they did not get out of the vehicle.  The children exited the vehicle, and the two suspects drove away.  Officers were able to track the vehicle to the 200 block of Princess.

Officers located the two males, 19-year-old Juan Gonzalez and 18-year-old Jonathan Coto both from Longview, Texas.  Gonzalez and Coto were both charged with Aggravated Robbery.

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