PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A Gateway High School football player facing six felonies in connection with an armed robbery in August had his preliminary hearing.
During Monday’s preliminary hearing, all charges were held for court against Jaquan Thomas, who faces six felony counts including — robbery, theft, receiving stolen property and conspiracy.READ MORE: Family Says Child With Special Needs Was Found Wandering Along Busy Road After Not Being Dropped Off At Home After School
He was arrested on charges he robbed two people at gunpoint at Cambridge Square Apartments. Thomas and another young man arranged to buy shoes and a back bag.READ MORE: Carnegie Science Center Teams With Pittsburgh Penguins To Inspire Young Fans Through Science
The victims told police they knew one of the robbers as Jaquan. They were able to identify him through social media posts, and they knew he played football.MORE NEWS: Developers Hope To Turn Former East Vandergrift Elementary School Into Affordable Senior Housing
The victims told police a wallet, phone and watch were stolen.