NORWALK, Conn. – A Stamford man has been arrested in connection with a South Norwalk armed robbery, Norwalk Police say.
The victim of the April 7 robbery behind the King Kennedy housing complex said he recognized one of his assailants as one of his former camp counselors, Sgt. James Boff said. After a police investigation, Cheves Robertson, 20, of 49 Culloden Road, Stamford was arrested on a warrant late Tuesday.
The victim was one of three men who were robbed as they walked home from Famous Pizza on North Main Street, Lt. Praveen John said. They walked down Spring Street to Mulvoy Street, and were cutting behind the King Kennedy complex on Chestnut Street about 11 p.m. when they were approached by three men wearing dark clothing. One of the men had a gun, one had a knife and the other had brass knuckles. Boff said the black, shiny gun was cocked.
The alleged robbers got a Samsung cell phone worth $100, an iPod Touch worth $200, a Boost mobile phone and $2 in cash, John said. Police interviewed the victims and developed descriptions of the assailants. John did not say what weapon Robertson is suspected of carrying. Bond was set at $50,000.
Also on the police blotter:
■ A woman reported seeing a man masturbating in the Haviland Street parking lot Tuesday evening, police say. The woman said the man, who was in his 30s and was wearing a leather jacket and jeans, was next to a pickup truck when she saw him at about 6:52 p.m. Their eyes met, and he walked away. She called police and provided a description, but officers did not locate a suspect.
■ A 15-year-old Norwalk High School student was given a juvenile summons for breach of peace Tuesday after a teacher spotted him fighting with another student, John said. Parents of both teens were made aware of the situation.